Taxa Described in 1853

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The following 7 genera were described in 1853 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Acrocoelia Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Acrocoelia ruficeps, now Crematogaster scutellaris Synonym, see Crematogaster
Aphaenogaster Myrmicinae Stenammini Mayr Aphaenogaster sardoa 227
Cataulacus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Smith, F. Cataulacus taprobanae 65
Meranoplus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Smith, F. Cryptocerus bicolor, now Meranoplus bicolor 91
Myrmus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Schenck Myrmus emarginatus, now Strongylognathus testaceus Homonym, see Strongylognathus
Orectognathus Myrmicinae Attini Smith, F. Orectognathus antennatus 29
Strongylognathus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Eciton testaceum, now Strongylognathus testaceus 27

The following 31 species/subspecies were described in 1853 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acrocoelia mayri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster mayri Mayr Synonym, see Crematogaster sordidula
Acrocoelia ruficeps Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster ruficeps Mayr Synonym, see Crematogaster scutellaris
Aphaenogaster sardoa Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster sardoa Mayr Italy
Aphaenogaster senilis Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster senilis Mayr Spain
Cataulacus guineensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cataulacus guineensis Smith, F. "Tropical West Africa"
Cataulacus parallelus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cataulacus parallelus Smith, F. Synonym, see Cataulacus guineensis
Cataulacus taprobanae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cataulacus taprobanae Smith, F. Sri Lanka
Cephalotes argentatus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes argentatus Smith, F. Colombia
Cephalotes cordatus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes cordatus Smith, F. Brazil
Cephalotes dorbignyanus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes dorbignyanus Smith, F. South America
Cephalotes femoralis Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes femoralis Smith, F. Colombia
Cephalotes unimaculatus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes unimaculatus Smith, F. uncertain
Crematogaster schmidti Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster schmidti Mayr Austria
Cryptocerus aethiops Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes aethiops Smith, F. Synonym, see Cephalotes oculatus
Cryptocerus araneolus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes araneolus Smith, F. Synonym, see Cephalotes pallens
Cryptocerus discocephalus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes discocephalus Smith, F. Synonym, see Cephalotes pallens
Cryptocerus dubitatus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes dubitatus Smith, F. Synonym, see Cephalotes atratus
Cryptocerus elegans Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes elegans Smith, F. Synonym, see Cephalotes umbraculatus
Formica austriaca Dolichoderinae Liometopum austriaca Mayr Synonym, see Liometopum microcephalum
Formica cinerea Formicinae Formicini Formica cinerea Mayr Austria
Formica foveolata Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus foveolata Mayr Synonym, see Camponotus piceus
Formica fuscipes Formicinae Camponotini Colobopsis fuscipes Mayr Synonym, see Colobopsis truncata
Formica herrichi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus herrichi Mayr Synonym, see Camponotus rufipes
Meranoplus pubescens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus pubescens Smith, F. Australia
Myrmica kollari Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium kollari Mayr Synonym, see Tetramorium bicarinatum
Myrmus emarginatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Strongylognathus emarginatus Schenck Synonym, see Strongylognathus testaceus
Oecophthora subdentata Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole subdentata Mayr Synonym, see Pheidole pallidula
Orectognathus antennatus Myrmicinae Attini Orectognathus antennatus Smith, F. New Zealand
Prenolepis nitens Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis nitens Mayr Austria
Procryptocerus petiolatus Myrmicinae Attini Procryptocerus petiolatus Smith, F. Brazil
Temnothorax clypeatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax clypeatus Mayr Austria