Taxa Described in 1897

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The following 5 genera were described in 1897 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Adelomyrmex Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Emery Adelomyrmex biroi 31
Chalcoponera Ectatomminae Ectatommini Emery Ponera metallica, now Rhytidoponera metallica Synonym, see Rhytidoponera
Lordomyrma Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Emery Lordomyrma furcifera 34
Poneracantha Ectatomminae Ectatommini Emery Ectatomma (Holcoponera) bispinosum, now Gnamptogenys bispinosa Synonym, see Gnamptogenys
Rhopalopone Ectatomminae Ectatommini Emery Rhopalopone epinotalis, now Gnamptogenys epinotalis Synonym, see Gnamptogenys

The following 146 species/subspecies were described in 1897 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acantholepis capensis depilis Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota capensis depilis Emery Synonym, see Lepisiota carbonaria
Adelomyrmex biroi Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Adelomyrmex biroi Emery New Guinea
Anochetus chirichinii Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus chirichinii Emery New Guinea
Anochetus longifossatus Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus longifossatus Mayr Sri Lanka
Anochetus madaraszi Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus madaraszi Mayr Sri Lanka
Anochetus punctiventris oceanicus Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus punctiventris oceanicus Emery Synonym, see Anochetus graeffei
Aphaenogaster loriai Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster loriai Emery New Guinea
Camponotus auriculatus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus auriculatus Mayr Sri Lanka
Camponotus auropubens aldabrensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus auropubens aldabrensis Forel Synonym, see Camponotus auropubens
Camponotus chloroticus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus chloroticus Emery Papua New Guinea
Camponotus ethicus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus ethicus Forel Madagascar
Camponotus kelleri invalidus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus kelleri invalidus Forel Madagascar
Camponotus luteiventris Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus luteiventris Emery New Guinea
Camponotus palpatus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus palpatus Emery New Guinea
Camponotus perroti Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus perroti Forel Madagascar
Camponotus puberulus Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus puberulus Emery Somalia
Camponotus repens Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus repens Forel Madagascar
Camponotus sexguttatus grenadensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus sexguttatus grenadensis Forel Synonym, see Camponotus sexguttatus
Cardiocondyla paradoxa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cardiocondyla paradoxa Emery New Guinea
Cataulacus wasmanni Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Cataulacus wasmanni Forel Madagascar
Chelaner edentatus Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Chelaner edentatus Emery New Guinea
Colobostruma foliacea Myrmicinae Attini Colobostruma foliacea Emery New Guinea
Crematogaster adrepens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster adrepens Forel Synonym, see Crematogaster kelleri
Crematogaster biroi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster biroi Mayr India
Crematogaster flavicornis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster flavicornis Emery New Guinea
Crematogaster nigriceps Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster nigriceps Emery Somalia
Crematogaster recurva Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster recurva Emery New Guinea
Crematogaster rivai Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster rivai Emery Ethiopia
Cryptopone crassicornis Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone crassicornis Emery New Guinea
Diacamma assamense Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma assamense Forel India
Diacamma bispinosum subsulcata Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma bispinosum subsulcata Emery Synonym, see Diacamma bispinosum
Diacamma ceylonense Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma ceylonense Emery Sri Lanka
Diacamma rugosum geminatum Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma rugosum geminatum Emery Synonym, see Diacamma rugosum
Diacamma rugosum lombokense Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma rugosum lombokense Emery Indonesia
Diacamma tritschleri Ponerinae Ponerini Diacamma tritschleri Forel Synonym, see Diacamma geometricum
Discothyrea clavicornis Proceratiinae Proceratiini Discothyrea clavicornis Emery New Guinea
Dolichoderus monoceros Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus monoceros Emery New Guinea
Dolichoderus tricornis Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus tricornis Emery New Guinea
Ectomomyrmex vermiculatus Ponerinae Ponerini Ectomomyrmex vermiculatus Emery Indonesia
Eurhopalothrix brevicornis Myrmicinae Attini Eurhopalothrix brevicornis Emery New Guinea
Eurhopalothrix procera Myrmicinae Attini Eurhopalothrix procera Emery Papua New Guinea
Gnamptogenys epinotalis Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys epinotalis Emery New Guinea
Hypoponera ceylonensis Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera ceylonensis Mayr Sri Lanka
Iridomyrmex gracilis papuana Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex gracilis papuana Emery Synonym, see Iridomyrmex anceps
Lepisiota canescens Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota canescens Emery Somalia
Lepisiota curta Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota curta Emery Somalia
Lepisiota validiuscula Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota validiuscula Emery Somalia
Leptogenys papuana Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys papuana Emery New Guinea
Leptogenys truncatirostris Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys truncatirostris Forel Madagascar
Leptogenys voeltzkowi Ponerinae Ponerini Leptogenys voeltzkowi Forel Madagascar
Lioponera marginata Dorylinae Lioponera marginata Emery New Guinea
Lordomyrma cryptocera Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Lordomyrma cryptocera Emery New Guinea
Lordomyrma furcifera Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Lordomyrma furcifera Emery New Guinea
Meranoplus spinosus rugifrons Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus spinosus rugifrons Emery Synonym, see Meranoplus armatus
Myopias latinoda Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias latinoda Emery New Guinea
Myopias loriai Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias loriai Emery New Guinea
Myrmecina brevicornis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina brevicornis Emery Indonesia
Myrmecina opaciventris Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina opaciventris Emery New Guinea
Myrmecina polita Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina polita Emery New Guinea
Myrmecina punctata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina punctata Emery New Guinea
Myrmecina transversa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina transversa Emery New Guinea
Mystrium fallax Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Mystrium fallax Forel Synonym, see Mystrium voeltzkowi
Mystrium oberthueri Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Mystrium oberthueri Forel Madagascar
Mystrium voeltzkowi Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Mystrium voeltzkowi Forel Madagascar
Neivamyrmex antillanus Dorylinae Neivamyrmex antillanus Forel Antilles
Nylanderia mixta Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia mixta Forel Seychelles
Odontomachus papuanus concentrica Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus papuanus concentrica Emery Synonym, see Odontomachus papuanus
Odontomachus testaceus Ponerinae Ponerini Odontomachus testaceus Emery New Guinea
Ooceraea coeca Dorylinae Ooceraea coeca Mayr Sri Lanka
Ooceraea papuana Dorylinae Ooceraea papuana Emery New Guinea
Ooceraea pusilla Dorylinae Ooceraea pusilla Emery New Guinea
Orectognathus chyzeri Myrmicinae Attini Orectognathus chyzeri Emery New Guinea
Oxyopomyrmex saulcyi cabrerae Myrmicinae Stenammini Oxyopomyrmex saulcyi cabrerae Forel Synonym, see Oxyopomyrmex saulcyi
Pheidole braueri Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole braueri Forel Seychelles
Pheidole crassinoda ruspolii Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole crassinoda ruspolii Emery Ethiopia
Pheidole ensifera Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole ensifera Forel Madagascar
Pheidole manteroi Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole manteroi Emery New Guinea
Pheidole purpurascens Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole purpurascens Emery New Guinea
Pheidole rhombinoda micantiventris Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole rhombinoda micantiventris Mayr Synonym, see Pheidole nodus
Pheidole tetracantha Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole tetracantha Emery New Guinea
Podomyrma gastralis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma gastralis Emery Papua New Guinea
Podomyrma ruficeps dohertyi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma ruficeps dohertyi Emery Indonesia
Podomyrma silvicola bicolor Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma silvicola bicolor Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis aurea depilis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis aurea depilis Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis pallescens
Polyrhachis coerulescens Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis coerulescens Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis constricta Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis constricta Emery Australia
Polyrhachis costulata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis costulata Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis creusa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis creusa Emery Australia
Polyrhachis esuriens Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis esuriens Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis eurynota Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis eurynota Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis lachesis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis lachesis Forel Australia
Polyrhachis lachesis maeandrifera Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis lachesis maeandrifera Emery Synonym, see Polyrhachis paxilla
Polyrhachis limbata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis limbata Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis litigiosa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis litigiosa Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis loriai Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis loriai Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis medusa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis medusa Forel Tanzania
Polyrhachis melpomene Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis melpomene Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis nigripes Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis nigripes Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis obtusa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis obtusa Emery Papua New Guinea
Polyrhachis procera Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis procera Emery Papua New Guinea
Polyrhachis subcyanea Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis subcyanea Emery New Guinea
Polyrhachis villosa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis villosa Emery New Guinea
Prionopelta majuscula Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Prionopelta majuscula Emery Synonym, see Prionopelta nominata
Prionopelta opaca Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Prionopelta opaca Emery Southeast Asia
Pristomyrmex coggii Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex coggii Emery New Guinea
Pristomyrmex levigatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex levigatus Emery New Guinea
Pristomyrmex lucidus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex lucidus Emery New Guinea
Pristomyrmex quadridens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex quadridens Emery New Guinea
Proceratium lombokense Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium lombokense Emery Indonesia
Proceratium papuanum Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium papuanum Emery New Guinea
Pseudolasius tenuicornis Formicinae Lasiini Pseudolasius tenuicornis Emery New Guinea
Pseudoneoponera obesa Ponerinae Ponerini Pseudoneoponera obesa Emery New Guinea
Pseudoneoponera porcata Ponerinae Ponerini Pseudoneoponera porcata Emery Australia
Rhytidoponera subcyanea Ectatomminae Ectatommini Rhytidoponera subcyanea Emery New Guinea
Rogeria stigmatica Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Rogeria stigmatica Emery New Guinea
Romblonella scrobifera Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Romblonella scrobifera Emery New Guinea
Stenamma petiolatum Myrmicinae Stenammini Stenamma petiolatum Emery Italy
Strongylognathus caeciliae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Strongylognathus caeciliae Forel Spain
Strumigenys biroi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys biroi Emery New Guinea
Strumigenys chyzeri Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys chyzeri Emery Papua New Guinea
Strumigenys dohertyi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys dohertyi Emery Myanmar
Strumigenys eurycera Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys eurycera Emery New Guinea
Strumigenys frivaldszkyi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys frivaldszkyi Emery New Guinea
Strumigenys horvathi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys horvathi Emery New Guinea
Strumigenys loriae Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys loriae Emery New Guinea
Strumigenys mayri Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys mayri Emery Papua New Guinea
Strumigenys mocsaryi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys mocsaryi Emery New Guinea
Strumigenys szalayi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys szalayi Emery Papua New Guinea
Strumigenys wallacei Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys wallacei Emery New Guinea
Technomyrmex madecassus Dolichoderinae Technomyrmex madecassus Forel Madagascar
Tetramorium curvispinosum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium curvispinosum Mayr Sri Lanka
Tetramorium fulviceps Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium fulviceps Emery New Guinea
Tetramorium melleum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium melleum Emery Papua New Guinea
Tetramorium ornatum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium ornatum Emery Papua New Guinea
Tetramorium politum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium politum Emery New Guinea
Tetramorium pulchellum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium pulchellum Emery New Guinea
Tetramorium validiusculum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium validiusculum Emery Australia
Tetraponera fictrix Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera fictrix Forel Madagascar
Tetraponera sahlbergii spuria Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera sahlbergii spuria Forel Madagascar
Trichomyrmex emeryi laevior Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Trichomyrmex emeryi laevior Mayr Sri Lanka
Vollenhovia brevicornis Emery Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia brevicornis Emery Homonym, see Vollenhovia brachycera
Vollenhovia simoides Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia simoides Emery New Guinea
Xiphomyrmex costatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium costatus Emery Synonym, see Tetramorium carinatum
Xiphomyrmex costatus deficiens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium costatus deficiens Emery Synonym, see Tetramorium carinatum
Xiphomyrmex costatus flavescens Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium costatus flavescens Emery Synonym, see Tetramorium carinatum
Zasphinctus cribratus Dorylinae Zasphinctus cribratus Emery New Guinea