Taxa Described in 1947

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The following 8 genera were described in 1947 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Anonychomyrma Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Donisthorpe Anonychomyrma myrmex 31
Dyomorium Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Donisthorpe Dyomorium ireneum, now Vollenhovia irenea Synonym, see Vollenhovia
Hercynia Myrmicinae Attini Enzmann, J. Hercynia panamana, now Wasmannia auropunctata Synonym, see Wasmannia
Lobognathus Myrmicinae Stenammini Enzmann, J. Not required Synonym, see Messor
Paraparatrechina Formicinae Lasiini Donisthorpe Paratrechina (Paraparatrechina) pallida, now Paraparatrechina pallida 42
Perissomyrmex Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Smith, M.R. Perissomyrmex snyderi 6
Renea Amblyoponinae Donisthorpe Renea testacea, now Prionopelta nominata Synonym, see Prionopelta
Tricytarus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Donisthorpe Tricytarus parviumgulatus, now Meranoplus parviumgulatus Synonym, see Meranoplus

The following 71 species/subspecies were described in 1947 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Anochetus rossi Donisthorpe, 1947 Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus rossi Donisthorpe Synonym, see Anochetus cato
Anonychomyrma longicapitata Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Anonychomyrma longicapitata Donisthorpe New Guinea
Anonychomyrma myrmex Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Anonychomyrma myrmex Donisthorpe Papua New Guinea
Aphaenogaster araneoides canalis Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster araneoides canalis Enzmann, J. Synonym, see Aphaenogaster inermis
Aphaenogaster fulva azteca Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster fulva azteca Enzmann, J. Synonym, see Aphaenogaster miamiana
Aphaenogaster fulva pusilla Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster fulva pusilla Enzmann, J. Synonym, see Aphaenogaster fulva
Aphaenogaster fulva rubida Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster fulva rubida Enzmann, J. Synonym, see Aphaenogaster fulva
Aphaenogaster projectens Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster projectens Donisthorpe New Guinea
Aphaenogaster rudis Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster rudis Enzmann, J. United States
Bothroponera montivaga Ponerinae Ponerini Bothroponera montivaga Arnold South Africa
Bothroponera variolosa Ponerinae Ponerini Bothroponera variolosa Arnold Synonym, see Bothroponera berthoudi
Euponera grandis Ponerinae Ponerini Euponera grandis Donisthorpe Vietnam
Formica parcipappa Formicinae Formicini Formica parcipappa Cole Synonym, see Formica curiosa
Formica rufa angusticeps Formicinae Formicini Formica rufa angusticeps Stärcke Netherlands
Hercynia panamana Myrmicinae Attini Wasmannia panamana Enzmann, J. Synonym, see Wasmannia auropunctata
Hypoponera silvestrii Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera silvestrii Donisthorpe Vietnam
Hypoponera transvaalensis Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera transvaalensis Arnold South Africa
Leptomyrmex contractus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex contractus Donisthorpe Synonym, see Leptomyrmex melanoticus
Lioponera krombeini Dorylinae Lioponera krombeini Donisthorpe New Guinea
Megalomyrmex incisus Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Megalomyrmex incisus Smith, M.R. Panama
Melophorus potteri Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus potteri McAreavey Australia
Meranoplus astericus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus astericus Donisthorpe New Guinea
Meranoplus parviumgulatus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus parviumgulatus Donisthorpe Papua New Guinea
Metapone krombeini Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Metapone krombeini Smith, M.R. New Guinea
Microdaceton leakeyi Myrmicinae Attini Microdaceton leakeyi Patrizi Synonym, see Microdaceton exornatum
Monomorium angusticlava Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium angusticlava Donisthorpe Synonym, see Monomorium floricola
Myopopone smithi Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Myopopone smithi Donisthorpe Synonym, see Myopopone castanea
Myrmica bergi persiana Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica bergi persiana Weber Synonym, see Myrmica bergi
Myrmica hecate Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica hecate Weber India
Myrmica kozlovi ruzskyi Weber Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica kozlovi ruzskyi Weber Synonym, see Myrmica kozlovi
Myrmica rubra bruesi Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica rubra bruesi Weber Synonym, see Myrmica rubra
Myrmica rubra yoshiokai Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica rubra yoshiokai Weber Synonym, see Myrmica ruginodis
Myrmica smythiesi himalayana Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica smythiesi himalayana Weber Synonym, see Myrmica smythiesii
Myrmicaria faurei Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Myrmicaria faurei Arnold South Africa
Novomessor cockerelli minor Myrmicinae Stenammini Novomessor cockerelli minor Enzmann, J. Synonym, see Novomessor albisetosus
Paraparatrechina pallida Formicinae Lasiini Paraparatrechina pallida Donisthorpe New Guinea
Perissomyrmex snyderi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Perissomyrmex snyderi Smith, M.R. Guatemala
Pheidole quadriprojecta Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole quadriprojecta Smith, M.R. New Guinea
Pheidole striata Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole striata Donisthorpe New Guinea
Pheidole tarda Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole tarda Donisthorpe Synonym, see Pheidole parva
Pheidole zeteki Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole zeteki Smith, M.R. Panama
Podomyrma carinata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Podomyrma carinata Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyergus longicornis Formicinae Formicini Polyergus longicornis Smith, M.R. United States
Polyrhachis breviorspinosa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis breviorspinosa Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyrhachis cingula Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis cingula Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyrhachis cyrtomyrmoides Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis cyrtomyrmoides Donisthorpe Synonym, see Polyrhachis mucronata
Polyrhachis dentata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis dentata Donisthorpe New Guinea
Polyrhachis lucens Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis lucens Donisthorpe Synonym, see Polyrhachis dives
Ponera lotti Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera lotti Weber Synonym, see Hypoponera dulcis
Ponera muscicola Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera muscicola Weber Synonym, see Hypoponera dulcis
Prenolepis discoidalis Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex discoidalis Donisthorpe Synonym, see Iridomyrmex anceps
Prolasius antennatus Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius antennatus McAreavey Australia
Prolasius bruneus Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius bruneus McAreavey Australia
Prolasius clarki Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius clarki McAreavey Australia
Prolasius convexus Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius convexus McAreavey Australia
Prolasius depressiceps similis Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius depressiceps similis McAreavey Synonym, see Prolasius nitidissimus
Prolasius flavicornis minor Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius flavicornis minor McAreavey Synonym, see Prolasius flavicornis
Prolasius flavidiscus Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius flavidiscus McAreavey Synonym, see Prolasius flavicornis
Prolasius hellenae Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius hellenae McAreavey Australia
Prolasius nigriventris Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius nigriventris McAreavey Synonym, see Prolasius convexus
Prolasius quadratus Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius quadratus McAreavey Australia
Prolasius reticulatus Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius reticulatus McAreavey Australia
Prolasius robustus Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius robustus McAreavey Australia
Prolasius wheeleri Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius wheeleri McAreavey Australia
Prolasius wilsoni Formicinae Melophorini Prolasius wilsoni McAreavey Australia
Pseudolasius minor Formicinae Lasiini Pseudolasius minor Donisthorpe New Guinea
Renea testacea Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Prionopelta testacea Donisthorpe Synonym, see Prionopelta nominata
Solenopsis cooperi Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis cooperi Donisthorpe Libya
Tapinoma pomone Dolichoderinae Tapinoma pomone Donisthorpe Mauritius
Vollenhovia brunnea Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia brunnea Donisthorpe New Guinea
Vollenhovia irenea Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia irenea Donisthorpe New Guinea