Proceratiini

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The tribe Proceratiini belongs to the subfamily Proceratiinae. For a list of genera contained within this tribe see Proceratiini genera, for species see Proceratiini species.

Synopsis


Tribe PROCERATIINI
Proceratii Emery, 1895j: 765. Type-genus: Proceratium.
Taxonomic history
Proceratiini as tribe of Dorylinae: Emery, 1895j: 765 [Proceratii].
Proceratiini as junior synonym of Ectatommini: Brown, 1958g: 176; Taylor, 1980c: 354; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10; Bolton, 1994: 164.
Proceratiini as tribe of Ponerinae: Emery, 1901a: 36 [Proceratii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 136 [Proceratii]; Ashmead, 1905b: 382; Emery, 1911d: 49; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 27; Arnold, 1915: 33; Forel, 1917: 236; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 638; Kusnezov, 1964: 51; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 49; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256; Jaffe, 1993: 8; Lattke, 1994: 112; Bolton, 1995b: 15.
Proceratiini as tribe of Proceratiinae: Bolton, 2003: 49, 178.


Junior synonym of PROCERATIINI


Discothyrinae Clark, 1951: 15 (in key). Type-genus: Discothyrea.
Taxonomic history
Discothyrinae as subfamily of Formicidae: Clark, 1951: 15.
Discothyrinae as junior synonym of Ectatommini: Bolton, 1994: 164.
Discothyrinae as junior synonym of Proceratiini: Lattke, 1994: 112 (synonymy implied (Discothyrea included in Proceratiini) but not stated); Bolton, 1995b: 10; Bolton, 2003: 178.


Genera (extant) of Proceratiini: Discothyrea, Proceratium.
Genus (extinct) of Proceratiini: *Bradoponera.


Tribe Proceratiini references Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 135 (diagnosis); Emery, 1911d: 49 (diagnosis, genera key); Arnold, 1915: 33 (diagnosis, South Africa genera key); Forel, 1917: 236 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 644, 761 (genera key, Afrotropical catalogue); Leston, 1971: 119 (Ghana); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 49 (larvae, review & synthesis); Kugler, C. 1991: 158 (sting structure); Lattke, 1994: 112 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1995b: 15 (catalogue); Bolton, 2003: 49, 178 (diagnosis, synopsis).