Taxa Described in 1861

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The following 19 genera were described in 1861 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Acantholepis Formicinae Plagiolepidini Mayr Hypoclinea frauenfeldi, now Lepisiota frauenfeldi Homonym, see Lepisiota
Anochetus Ponerinae Ponerini Mayr Odontomachus ghilianii, now Anochetus ghilianii 115
Asemorhoptrum Myrmicinae Stenammini Mayr Myrmica lippula, now Stenamma lippulum Synonym, see Stenamma
Camponotus Formicinae Camponotini Mayr Formica ligniperda, now Camponotus ligniperda 1498
Camponotus (subgenus) Formicinae Camponotini Mayr Formica ligniperda, now Camponotus ligniperda 1498
Colobopsis Formicinae Camponotini Mayr Formica truncata, now Colobopsis truncata 117
Dinoponera Ponerinae Ponerini Roger Ponera grandis, now Dinoponera gigantea 10
Leptogenys Ponerinae Ponerini Roger Leptogenys falcigera 338
Liometopum Dolichoderinae Tapinomini Mayr Formica microcephala, now Liometopum microcephalum 7
Myopias Ponerinae Ponerini Roger Myopias amblyops 45
Myopopone Amblyoponinae Roger Myopopone maculata, now Myopopone castanea 1
Myrmoteras (subgenus) Formicinae Myrmoteratini Mayr Myrmoteras binghamii 41
Nycteresia Dorylinae Roger Formica coeca, now Labidus coecus Synonym, see Labidus
Pedetes Ponerinae Ponerini Bernstein Pedetes macrorhynchus, now Odontomachus macrorhynchus Synonym, see Odontomachus
Plagiolepis Formicinae Plagiolepidini Mayr Formica pygmaea, now Plagiolepis pygmaea 78
Prenolepis Formicinae Lasiini Mayr Tapinoma nitens, now Prenolepis nitens 19
Syscia Dorylinae Roger Syscia typhla 5
Temnothorax Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Myrmica recedens, now Temnothorax recedens 449
Tomognathus Myrmicinae Formicoxenini Mayr Myrmica sublaevis, now Harpagoxenus sublaevis Homonym, see Harpagoxenus

The following 80 species/subspecies were described in 1861 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Anochetus nietneri Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus nietneri Roger Sri Lanka
Anomma pubescens Dorylinae Dorylus pubescens Roger Synonym, see Dorylus nigricans arcens
Aphaenogaster obsidiana Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster obsidiana Mayr Russian Federation
Calomyrmex tropicus Formicinae Camponotini Calomyrmex tropicus Smith, F. Indonesia
Camponotus circumspectus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus circumspectus Smith, F. Indonesia
Camponotus consanguineus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus consanguineus Smith, F. Indonesia
Camponotus leucophaeus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus leucophaeus Smith, F. Indonesia
Camponotus virulens Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus virulens Smith, F. Indonesia
Carebara pungens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara pungens Smith, F. Indonesia
Centromyrmex brachycola Ponerinae Ponerini Centromyrmex brachycola Roger Brazil
Crematogaster ampullaris Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster ampullaris Smith, F. Indonesia
Diplorhoptrum drewseni Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis drewseni Mayr Synonym, see Solenopsis geminata
Dolichoderus gibbus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus gibbus Smith, F. Indonesia
Ectatomma opaciventre Ectatomminae Ectatommini Ectatomma opaciventre Roger Brazil
Gnamptogenys rimulosa Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys rimulosa Roger Brazil
Lasius carniolicus Formicinae Lasiini Lasius carniolicus Mayr Yugoslavia
Lepisiota bipartita Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota bipartita Smith, F. Lebanon
Leptogenys arcuata Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys arcuata Roger Suriname
Leptogenys falcata Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys falcata Roger Synonym, see Leptogenys maxillosa
Leptogenys falcigera Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys falcigera Roger Sri Lanka
Leptogenys mutabilis Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys mutabilis Smith, F. Indonesia
Monomorium mediterraneum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium mediterraneum Mayr Synonym, see Monomorium subopacum
Myopias amblyops Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias amblyops Roger Sri Lanka
Myopias maligna Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias maligna Smith, F. Indonesia
Myopopone maculata Amblyoponinae Myopopone maculata Roger Synonym, see Myopopone castanea
Myopopone rufula Amblyoponinae Myopopone rufula Roger Synonym, see Myopopone castanea
Myrmecia flavicoma Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia flavicoma Roger Australia
Myrmecia forceps Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia forceps Roger Australia
Myrmecia fulvipes Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia fulvipes Roger Australia
Myrmecia nigriscapa Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia nigriscapa Roger Australia
Myrmica gracillima Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Trichomyrmex gracillima Smith, F. Synonym, see Trichomyrmex destructor
Myrmica jucunda Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica jucunda Smith, F. Lebanon
Myrmica sabuleti Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica sabuleti Meinert Denmark
Myrmica vexator Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Trichomyrmex vexator Smith, F. Synonym, see Trichomyrmex destructor
Neoponera carinulata Ponerinae Ponerini Neoponera carinulata Roger Brazil
Neoponera crenata Ponerinae Ponerini Neoponera crenata Roger Brazil
Neoponera luteola Ponerinae Ponerini Neoponera luteola Roger Brazil
Neoponera marginata Ponerinae Ponerini Neoponera marginata Roger Brazil
Odontomachus clarus Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus clarus Roger United States
Odontomachus coquereli Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus coquereli Roger Madagascar
Odontomachus haematodus pubescens Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus haematodus pubescens Roger Synonym, see Odontomachus bauri
Odontomachus laticeps Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus laticeps Roger Mexico
Odontomachus macrorhynchus Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus macrorhynchus Bernstein Indonesia
Odontomachus tuberculatus Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus tuberculatus Roger Synonym, see Odontomachus malignus
Odontomachus tyrannicus Smith, F. Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus tyrannicus Smith, F. Homonym, see Anochetus gladiator
Pachycondyla fuscoatra Ponerinae Ponerini Pachycondyla fuscoatra Roger Colombia
Pachycondyla impressa Ponerinae Ponerini Pachycondyla impressa Roger Colombia
Pheidole ruficeps Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole ruficeps Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis amana Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis amana Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis chaonia Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis chaonia Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis andromache
Polyrhachis cleophanes Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis cleophanes Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis democles Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis democles Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis dives
Polyrhachis diaphanta Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis diaphanta Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis eurytus Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis eurytus Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis olena
Polyrhachis exasperatus Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis exasperatus Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis rufipes
Polyrhachis hippomanes Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis hippomanes Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis lycidas Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis lycidas Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis rixosa
Polyrhachis mutiliae Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis mutiliae Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis dives
Polyrhachis numeria Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis numeria Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis olena Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis olena Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis orsylla Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis orsylla Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis trispinosa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis trispinosa Smith, F. Indonesia
Polyrhachis valerus Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis valerus Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis fervens
Polyrhachis vibidia Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis vibidia Smith, F. Synonym, see Polyrhachis cleophanes
Polyrhachis zopyra Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis zopyra Smith, F. Indonesia
Ponera nitida Smith, F. 1861 Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias nitida Smith, F. Homonym, see Myopias mayri
Ponera ocellifera Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys ocellifera Roger Synonym, see Leptogenys processionalis
Ponera tornata Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys tornata Roger Synonym, see Gnamptogenys sulcata
Pristomyrmex fuscipennis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex fuscipennis Smith, F. Indonesia
Rhytidoponera aurata Ectatomminae Ectatommini Rhytidoponera aurata Roger Australia
Romblonella opaca Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Romblonella opaca Smith, F. Indonesia
Solenopsis laboriosa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara laboriosa Smith, F. Synonym, see Carebara affinis
Solenopsis pungens Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole pungens Smith, F. Synonym, see Pheidole fervens
Syscia typhla Dorylinae Syscia typhla Roger Sri Lanka
Tapinoma magnum Dolichoderinae Tapinoma magnum Mayr Italy
Technomyrmex albipes Dolichoderinae Technomyrmex albipes Smith, F. Indonesia
Tetramorium insolens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium insolens Smith, F. Indonesia
Tetramorium punicum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium punicum Smith, F. Israel
Vollenhovia oblonga pedestris Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia oblonga pedestris Smith, F. Indonesia
Vollenhovia pertinax Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia pertinax Smith, F. Indonesia