Taxa Described in 1865

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The following 10 genera were described in 1865 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Acromyrmex Myrmicinae Attini Mayr Formica hystrix, now Acromyrmex hystrix 56
Acromyrmex (subgenus) Myrmicinae Attini Mayr Formica hystrix, now Acromyrmex hystrix 56
Apterostigma Myrmicinae Attini Mayr Apterostigma pilosum 44
Cephaloxys Myrmicinae Attini Smith, F. Cephaloxys capitata, now Strumigenys capitata Homonym, see Strumigenys
Liomyrmex Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Myrmica caeca, now Liomyrmex gestroi 1
Myrmecopsis Formicinae Camponotini Smith, F. Formica (Myrmecopsis) respiciens, now Opisthopsis respiciens Homonym, see Opisthopsis
Pheidolacanthinus Myrmicinae Attini Smith, F. Pheidolacanthinus armatus, now Pheidole quadrispinosa Synonym, see Pheidole
Sericomyrmex Myrmicinae Attini Mayr Sericomyrmex opacus 11
Trichomyrmex Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Trichomyrmex rogeri 29
Vollenhovia Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Vollenhovia punctatostriata 76

The following 56 species/subspecies were described in 1865 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acantholepis mamillatus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex mamillatus Lowne Synonym, see Iridomyrmex rufoniger
Acantholepis tuberculatus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Papyrius tuberculatus Lowne Synonym, see Papyrius nitidus
Aenictus obscurus Dorylinae Aenictus obscurus Smith, F. New Guinea
Anochetus africanus Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus africanus Mayr Ghana
Anonychomyrma itinerans Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Anonychomyrma itinerans Lowne Australia
Anonychomyrma purpurescens Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Anonychomyrma purpurescens Lowne Australia
Anoplolepis fallax Formicinae Plagiolepidini Anoplolepis fallax Mayr South Africa
Apterostigma pilosum Myrmicinae Attini Apterostigma pilosum Mayr Brazil
Austroponera castanea Ponerinae Ponerini Austroponera castanea Mayr New Zealand
Camponotus nicobarensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus nicobarensis Mayr Nicobar Island
Camponotus terebrans Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus terebrans Lowne Australia
Cataulacus hispidulus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cataulacus hispidulus Smith, F. Indonesia
Crematogaster iridipennis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster iridipennis Smith, F. New Guinea
Crematogaster pallida Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster pallida Lowne Australia
Crematogaster piceus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster piceus Lowne Synonym, see Crematogaster pallipes
Crematogaster polita Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster polita Smith, F. New Guinea
Crematogaster tarsata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster tarsata Smith, F. Indonesia
Dorylus affinis aegyptiacus Dorylinae Dorylus affinis aegyptiacus Mayr Egypt
Dorylus erraticus Dorylinae Dorylus erraticus Smith, F. Africa
Dorylus planifrons Dorylinae Dorylus planifrons Mayr Synonym, see Dorylus helvolus
Ectomomyrmex melancholicus Ponerinae Ponerini Ectomomyrmex melancholicus Smith, F. Indonesia
Formica aterrima Formicinae Formicini Formica aterrima Cresson United States
Formica gracilis Lowne Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex gracilis Lowne Synonym, see Iridomyrmex bicknelli
Formica inequalis Formicinae Formicini Formica inequalis Lowne Australia
Formica minuta Formicinae Formicini Formica minuta Lowne Australia
Formica nitida Lowne Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus nitida Lowne Homonym, see Camponotus lownei
Formica smithii Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex smithii Lowne Synonym, see Iridomyrmex purpureus
Froggattella kirbii Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Froggattella kirbii Lowne Australia
Iridomyrmex rufoniger Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex rufoniger Lowne Australia
Liometopum venerarium Dolichoderinae Tapinomini Liometopum venerarium Heer Yes Messinian, Late Miocene Oeningen, Switzerland
Melophorus aeneovirens Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus aeneovirens Lowne Australia
Myrmecia urens Myrmeciinae Myrmeciini Myrmecia urens Lowne Australia
Myrmica rugosa Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica rugosa Mayr Himalaya (India?)
Myrmica seminigra Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex seminigra Cresson Synonym, see Pogonomyrmex occidentalis
Opisthopsis respiciens Formicinae Camponotini Opisthopsis respiciens Smith, F. New Guinea
Papyrius flavus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Papyrius flavus Mayr Australia
Pheidolacanthinus armatus Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole armatus Smith, F. Synonym, see Pheidole quadrispinosa
Pheidole hospes Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole hospes Smith, F. New Guinea
Pheidole parva Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole parva Mayr Sri Lanka
Pheidole quadrispinosa Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole quadrispinosa Smith, F. Indonesia
Plagiolepis capensis Formicinae Plagiolepidini Plagiolepis capensis Mayr South Africa
Podomyrma maligna Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma maligna Smith, F. Indonesia
Pogonomyrmex occidentalis Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex occidentalis Cresson United States
Polyrhachis foveolatus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus foveolatus Lowne Synonym, see Dolichoderus scabridus
Polyrhachis hookeri Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis hookeri Lowne Australia
Polyrhachis neptunus Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis neptunus Smith, F. New Guinea
Ponera ferox Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys ferox Smith, F. Synonym, see Leptogenys diminuta
Sericomyrmex opacus Myrmicinae Attini Sericomyrmex opacus Mayr Guatemala
Solenopsis laevis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex laevis Smith, F. Synonym, see Pristomyrmex umbripennis
Solenopsis punctaticeps Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis punctaticeps Mayr South Africa
Strumigenys capitata Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys capitata Smith, F. New Guinea
Tetramorium aspersum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium aspersum Smith, F. Indonesia
Tetramorium capense Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium capense Mayr South Africa
Tetramorium diligens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium diligens Smith, F. New Guinea
Trichomyrmex rogeri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Trichomyrmex rogeri Mayr Sri Lanka
Vollenhovia punctatostriata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia punctatostriata Mayr Indonesia