Taxa Described in 1868

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The following 7 genera were described in 1868 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Brachymyrmex Formicinae Myrmelachistini Mayr Brachymyrmex patagonicus 41
Bradoponera Proceratiinae Proceratiini Mayr Bradoponera meieri Yes 42–37 Ma Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene 4
Enneamerus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Enneamerus reticulatus Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region 2
Gesomyrmex Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Mayr Gesomyrmex hoernesi 7
Pogonomyrmex Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Mayr Formica badia, now Pogonomyrmex badius 74
Prionomyrmex Myrmeciinae Prionomyrmecini Mayr Prionomyrmex longiceps Yes 42–23 Ma Bartonian, Middle to Late Oligocene 3
Stigmomyrmex Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Stigmomyrmex venustus Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region 2

The following 79 species/subspecies were described in 1868 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Agroecomyrmex duisburgi Agroecomyrmecinae Agroecomyrmex duisburgi Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Aphaenogaster sommerfeldti Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster sommerfeldti Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Brachymyrmex patagonicus Formicinae Myrmelachistini Brachymyrmex patagonicus Mayr Chile
Bradoponera meieri Proceratiinae Proceratiini Bradoponera meieri Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Camponotus bonariensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus bonariensis Mayr Argentina
Camponotus mengei Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus mengei Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Camponotus nacerdus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus nacerdus Norton Mexico
Camponotus nitida Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus nitida Norton Homonym, see Camponotus rectithorax
Camponotus piceatus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus piceatus Norton Mexico
Camponotus punctulatus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus punctulatus Mayr Argentina
Carebara antiqua Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara antiqua Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Cataglyphoides constrictus Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphoides constrictus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Cephalotes multispinosus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes multispinosus Norton Mexico
Cephalotes quadratus Myrmicinae Attini Cephalotes quadratus Mayr Argentina
Crematogaster ransonneti Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster ransonneti Mayr Sri Lanka
Ctenobethylus goepperti Dolichoderinae Ctenobethylus goepperti Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Dolichoderus balticus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus balticus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Dolichoderus cornutus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus cornutus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Dolichoderus longipennis Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus longipennis Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Dolichoderus sculpturatus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus sculpturatus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Dolichoderus tertiarius Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus tertiarius Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Dorymyrmex planidens Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Dorymyrmex planidens Mayr Argentina
Dorymyrmex tener Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Dorymyrmex tener Mayr Chile
Eciton brunnea Dorylinae Eciton brunnea Norton Synonym, see Eciton vagans angustatum
Eciton clavicornis Dorylinae Neivamyrmex clavicornis Norton Synonym, see Neivamyrmex pilosus
Eciton nitens Dorylinae Neivamyrmex nitens Mayr Synonym, see Neivamyrmex pertii
Eciton tepeguas Dorylinae Labidus tepeguas Norton Synonym, see Labidus praedator
Eciton tepeguas ferruginea Dorylinae Labidus tepeguas ferruginea Norton Synonym, see Labidus praedator
Ectatomma ferruginea Ectatomminae Ectatommini Ectatomma ferruginea Norton Synonym, see Ectatomma tuberculatum
Enneamerus reticulatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Enneamerus reticulatus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Eocenomyrma rugosostriata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Eocenomyrma rugosostriata Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Formica flori Formicinae Formicini Formica flori Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Formica fulvacea Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus fulvacea Norton Synonym, see Camponotus atriceps
Gesomyrmex hoernesi Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex hoernesi Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Gnamptogenys europaea Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys europaea Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Gnamptogenys strigata Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys strigata Norton Mexico
Hypoponera atavia Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera atavia Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Labidus strobeli Dorylinae Neivamyrmex strobeli Mayr Synonym, see Neivamyrmex pertii
Lasius pumilus Formicinae Lasiini Lasius pumilus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Lasius punctulatus Formicinae Lasiini Lasius punctulatus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Lasius schiefferdeckeri Formicinae Lasiini Lasius schiefferdeckeri Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Linepithema humile Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Linepithema humile Mayr Argentina
Monomorium pilipes Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium pilipes Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Myrmica longispinosa Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica longispinosa Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Myrmica rudis Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica rudis Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Neivamyrmex sulcatus Dorylinae Neivamyrmex sulcatus Mayr Argentina
Neivamyrmex sumichrasti Dorylinae Neivamyrmex sumichrasti Norton Mexico
Nylanderia braueri Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia braueri Mayr Australia
Nylanderia pygmaea Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia pygmaea Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Oecophylla brischkei Formicinae Oecophyllini Oecophylla brischkei Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Pachycondyla gracilicornis Ponerinae Ponerini Pachycondyla gracilicornis Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Pachycondyla orizabana Ponerinae Ponerini Pachycondyla orizabana Norton Synonym, see Pachycondyla harpax
Pachycondyla succinea Ponerinae Ponerini Pachycondyla succinea Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Pheidole aberrans Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole aberrans Mayr Argentina
Pheidole cordiceps Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole cordiceps Mayr Argentina
Plagiolepis klinsmanni Formicinae Plagiolepidini Plagiolepis klinsmanni Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Plagiolepis kuenowi Formicinae Plagiolepidini Plagiolepis kuenowi Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Plagiolepis singularis Formicinae Plagiolepidini Plagiolepis singularis Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Plagiolepis solitaria Formicinae Plagiolepidini Plagiolepis solitaria Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Plagiolepis squamifera Formicinae Plagiolepidini Plagiolepis squamifera Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Pogonomyrmex carbonarius Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex carbonarius Mayr Argentina
Pogonomyrmex coarctatus Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex coarctatus Mayr Argentina
Pogonomyrmex rastratus Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex rastratus Mayr Argentina
Polyrhachis arboricola Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus arboricola Norton Synonym, see Dolichoderus bispinosus
Prenolepis henschei Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis henschei Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Prionomyrmex longiceps Myrmeciinae Prionomyrmecini Prionomyrmex longiceps Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Pseudomyrma thoracica Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex thoracica Norton Synonym, see Pseudomyrmex boopis
Solenopsis parva Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis parva Mayr Brazil
Stenamma berendti Myrmicinae Stenammini Stenamma berendti Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Stigmomyrmex venustus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Stigmomyrmex venustus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Stiphromyrmex robustus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Stiphromyrmex robustus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Tapinoma tomentosa Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus tomentosa Norton Synonym, see Camponotus senex
Temnothorax gracilis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax gracilis Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Temnothorax petiolatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax petiolatus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Tetraponera ocellata Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera ocellata Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Tetraponera simplex Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera simplex Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Vollenhovia beyrichi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia beyrichi Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Yantaromyrmex constrictus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Yantaromyrmex constrictus Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Yantaromyrmex geinitzi Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Yantaromyrmex geinitzi Mayr Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region