Pseudomyrmecini

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

Synopsis


Tribe PSEUDOMYRMECINI
Pseudomyrmecinae Smith, M.R. 1952a: 98. Type-genus: Pseudomyrmex.
Taxonomic history
Pseudomyrmecini as tribe of Pseudomyrmecinae: Bolton, 1994: 185.


Junior synonyms of PSEUDOMYRMECINI


Pseudomyrmidae Forel, 1885a: 377. Type-genus: Pseudomyrma (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex).
Taxonomic history
Pseudomyrmidae as tribe of Myrmicinae: Forel, 1885a: 377 [Pseudomyrmidae]; Forel, 1893a: 164 [Pseudomyrmii]; Forel, 1895b: 121 [Pseudomyrmii]; Emery, 1895j: 768 [Pseudomyrmii (subfamily spelled Myrmicini)]; Forel, 1899c: 86 [Pseudomyrmii]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 139 [Pseudomyrmii]; Forel, 1899c: 86 [Pseudomyrmini]; Emery, 1914a: 34 [Pseudomyrmini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 40 [Pseudomyrmini]; Arnold, 1916: 173 [Pseudomyrmini]; Forel, 1917: 240 [Pseudomyrmini]; Emery, 1921f: 21 [Pseudomyrmini].
Pseudomyrmidae as subfamily of Myrmicidae: Emery, 1894g: 383 [Pseudomyrminae]; Ashmead, 1905b: 383 [Pseudomyrminae].
Pseudomyrmidae as subfamily of Formicidae: Emery, 1899c: 8 [Pseudomyrminae]; Wheeler, W.M. 1920: 53 [Pseudomyrminae]; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 103, 632 [Pseudomyrminae]; Donisthorpe, 1922: xli [Pseudomyrminae]; Creighton, 1950a: 77 [Pseudomyrminae]; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 78 [Pseudomyrminae].
Pseudomyrmidae as junior synonym of Pseudomyrmecinae: Ward, 1990: 459. [Pseudomyrmecinae retains priority over Pseudomyrmidae under Article 40.2 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (4th Edition), 1999: 46.]


Leptaleinae Smith, M.R. 1951a: 788. Type-genus: Leptalea (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex).
Taxonomic history
Leptaleinae as subfamily of Formicidae: Smith, M.R. 1951a: 788.
Leptaleinae as junior synonym of Pseudomyrmecinae: Smith, M.R. 1958c: 112; all subsequent authors. [Pseudomyrmecinae retains priority over Leptaleinae under Article 40.2 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (4th Edition), 1999: 46.]
Genera of Pseudomyrmecini: Myrcidris, Pseudomyrmex, Tetraponera.


Subfamily and tribe Pseudomyrmecini references
Forel, 1893a: 164 (diagnosis); Emery, 1895j: 768 (diagnosis); Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 139 (diagnosis); Emery, 1914a: 34 (diagnosis, in key); Emery, 1921f: 21 (diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 103, 654, 795, 1014 (diagnosis, genera key, Afrotropical, Malagasy catalogues); Creighton, 1950a: 77 (North America); Brown & Nutting, 1950: 126 (venation, phylogeny); Brown, 1954e: 23 (phylogeny); Eisner, 1957: 452 (proventriculus morphology); Gotwald, 1969: 116 (mouthparts morphology); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1972a: 39 (diagnosis); Bolton, 1973a: 329 (West Africa, genera); Brown, 1973b: 166 (genera, distribution); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 52 (larvae, review & synthesis); Snelling, R.R. 1981: 393 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 257 (synoptic classification); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Ward, 1990: 449 (diagnosis, subfamily revision, genera key, phylogeny); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 12 (synoptic classification); Baroni Urbani, Bolton & Ward, 1992: 317 (phylogeny); Jaffe, 1993: 13 (Neotropical, synoptic classification); Lattke, in Jaffe, 1993: 170 (Neotropical genera); Bolton, 1994: 184 (diagnosis, synoptic classification, genera key); Bolton, 1995a: 1042 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 15 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 208 (Australia, synopsis); Baroni Urbani, 2000: 480 (phylogeny); Bolton, 2003: 30, 134 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ward & Downie, 2005: 310 (evolution, phylogeny); Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Keller, 2011: 1 (morphology, phylogeny).