Plagiolepidini

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Plagiolepidini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Fore., 1886
Type genus
Plagiolepis
Diversity
9 genera
302 species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

AcropygaAgraulomyrmexAnoplolepisAphomomyrmexBregmatomyrmaLepisiotaPetalomyrmexPlagiolepisTapinolepis

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • PLAGIOLEPIDINI [tribe of Formicinae]
    • Plagiolepisii Forel, 1886f: 212. Type-genus: Plagiolepis Mayr, 1861: 42.

Taxonomic History

  • Plagiolepidini as tribe of Camponotinae: Forel, 1886f: 212 [Plagiolepisii]; Forel, 1891b: 95 [Plagiolepisii]; Forel, 1893a: 165 [Plagiolepisii]; Emery, 1893i: 635 [Plagiolepidii]; Emery, 1895j: 771 [Plagiolepidii]; Forel, 1899c: 123 [Plagiolepidii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 110 [Plagiolepidii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 143 [Plagiolepidii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 100; Forel, 1917: 249; Arnold, 1920a: 554.
  • Plagiolepidini as tribe of Formicinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 384; Bondroit, 1918: 18; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 693; Emery, 1925b: 15; Santschi, 1926a: 13; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 22, 100; Ward, et al. 2016: 348.
  • Plagiolepidini as senior synonym of Bregmatomyrmini: Bolton, 2003: 22; Ward, et al. 2016: 348.

Taxonomic References

Forel, 1893a: 165 (synoptic classification); Emery, 1895j: 771 (synoptic classification); Forel, 1917: 249 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 695, 696, 697 (Plagiolepidini, Myrmelachistini, Prenolepidini genera keys); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 928, 1035 (Afrotropical, Malagasy catalogues); Emery, 1925b: 15 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Santschi, 1926a: 13 (genera, synopsis); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1970: 652 (larva diagnosis); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 64 (larvae, review and synthesis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 18 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 393 (Neotropical fauna, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1039 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 9, 14 (catalogue); Bolton, 2003: 22, 100 (diagnosis, synopsis); LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010a: 118 (Prenolepis genus group revision, phylogeny, key to genera); LaPolla & Dlussky, 2010: 258 (Prenolepis genus group fossils); LaPolla, et al. 2012: 203 (Prenolepis genus group, key to genera); LaPolla & Fisher, 2014b: 39 (Prenolepis genus group, key to genera); Ward, et al. 2016: 348 (synopsis).

References