Taxa Described in 1998

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There were no genera described in 1998 (see all years)

The following 74 species/subspecies were described in 1998 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acanthomyrmex minus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Acanthomyrmex minus Terayama, Ito & Gobin Indonesia
Acanthomyrmex padanensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Acanthomyrmex padanensis Terayama, Ito & Gobin Indonesia
Acanthomyrmex sulawesiensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Acanthomyrmex sulawesiensis Terayama, Ito & Gobin Indonesia
Acanthostichus hispaniolicus Dorylinae Acanthostichus hispaniolicus De Andrade Yes Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Acromyrmex insinuator Myrmicinae Attini Acromyrmex insinuator Schultz, Bekkevold & Boomsma Panama
Aphaenogaster umphreyi Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster umphreyi Deyrup & Davis United States
Camponotus kaura Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus kaura Snelling, R.R. & Torres Puerto Rico
Camponotus taino Snelling & Torres Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus taino Snelling, R.R. & Torres Puerto Rico
Cryptopone recticlypea Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone recticlypea Xu, Z. China
Cylindromyrmex antillanus Dorylinae Cylindromyrmex antillanus De Andrade Yes Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Cylindromyrmex electrinus Dorylinae Cylindromyrmex electrinus De Andrade Yes Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Cylindromyrmex escobari Dorylinae Cylindromyrmex escobari De Andrade Colombia
Discothyrea gigas Proceratiinae Proceratiini Discothyrea gigas De Andrade Yes Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Discothyrea maya Proceratiinae Proceratiini Discothyrea maya De Andrade Yes middle Miocene
Mexican amber, Chiapas, Mexico
Emeryopone melaina Ponerinae Ponerini Emeryopone melaina Xu, Z. China
Iridomyrmex setoconus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex setoconus Shattuck & McMillan Australia
Iridomyrmex turbineus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Iridomyrmex turbineus Shattuck & McMillan Australia
Lasius myrmidon Formicinae Lasiini Lasius myrmidon Mei Greece
Melophorus anderseni Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus anderseni Agosti Australia
Melophorus majeri Formicinae Melophorini Melophorus majeri Agosti Australia
Meranoplus biliran Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus biliran Schödl Philippines
Meranoplus boltoni Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus boltoni Schödl Sri Lanka
Meranoplus borneensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus borneensis Schödl Borneo
Meranoplus loebli Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus loebli Schödl Sri Lanka
Meranoplus malaysianus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus malaysianus Schödl Malaysia
Meranoplus montanus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus montanus Schödl Borneo
Meranoplus nepalensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Meranoplus nepalensis Schödl Nepal
Messor erectus Myrmicinae Stenammini Messor erectus Espadaler Morocco
Metapone quadridentata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Metapone quadridentata Eguchi Sabah, Malaysia
Mycetosoritis vinsoni Myrmicinae Attini Mycetosoritis vinsoni Mackay, W.P. Costa Rica
Mycocepurus curvispinosus Myrmicinae Attini Mycocepurus curvispinosus Mackay, W.P. Costa Rica
Myopias conicara Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias conicara Xu, Z. China
Myrmecina strigis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina strigis Lin & Wu, W.-J. Taiwan
Myrmica boltoni Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica boltoni Radchenko & Elmes Nepal
Myrmica collingwoodi Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica collingwoodi Radchenko & Elmes Bhutan
Myrmica martensi Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica martensi Radchenko & Elmes Nepal
Myrmica mirabilis Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica mirabilis Elmes & Radchenko Taiwan
Myrmica rigatoi Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica rigatoi Radchenko & Elmes Pakistan
Myrmica urbanii Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica urbanii Radchenko & Elmes India
Myrmoteras cuneonodus Formicinae Myrmoteratini Myrmoteras cuneonodus Xu, Z. China
Mystrium oculatum Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Mystrium oculatum Xu, Z. Synonym, see Mystrium camillae
Neivamyrmex isodentatus Dorylinae Neivamyrmex isodentatus Mackay Synonym, see Neivamyrmex moseri
Nylanderia laevigata Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia laevigata Mackay, W.P. Mexico
Nylanderia opisopthalmia Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia opisopthalmia Zhou & Zheng China
Paratopula intermedia Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Paratopula intermedia Sheela & Narendran India
Paratrechina umbra Formicinae Lasiini Paratrechina umbra Zhou & Zheng China
Philidris notiala Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Philidris notiala Zhou & Zheng China
Pogonomyrmex snellingi Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex snellingi Taber Mexico
Pogonomyrmex striatinodus Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex striatinodus Fernández & Palacio Colombia
Polyrhachis bakana Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis bakana Xu, Z. China
Polyrhachis cyphonota Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis cyphonota Xu, Z. China
Prenolepis sphingthoraxa Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia sphingthoraxa Zhou & Zheng Synonym, see Nylanderia flaviabdominis
Pristomyrmex formosae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Pristomyrmex formosae Lin & Wu, W.-J. Synonym, see Pristomyrmex brevispinosus
Probolomyrmex guanacastensis Proceratiinae Probolomyrmecini Probolomyrmex guanacastensis OKeefe & Agosti Costa Rica
Stenamma gurkhale Myrmicinae Stenammini Stenamma gurkhale DuBois Nepal
Stenamma jeriorum Myrmicinae Stenammini Stenamma jeriorum DuBois Pakistan
Stenamma orientale Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Propodilobus orientale DuBois Homonym, see Propodilobus pingorum
Strumigenys archboldi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys archboldi Deyrup & Cover United States
Strumigenys circothrix Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys circothrix Ogata & Onoyama Japan
Strumigenys hiroshimensis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys hiroshimensis Ogata & Onoyama Japan
Strumigenys inopina Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys inopina Deyrup & Cover United States
Strumigenys masukoi Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys masukoi Ogata & Onoyama Japan
Strumigenys memorialis Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys memorialis Deyrup United States
Strumigenys morisitai Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys morisitai Ogata & Onoyama Japan
Temnothorax abeli Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax abeli Fontenla Rizo Cuba
Temnothorax banao Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax banao Fontenla Rizo Cuba
Temnothorax cuyaguateje Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax cuyaguateje Fontenla Rizo Cuba
Temnothorax imias Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax imias Fontenla Rizo Cuba
Temnothorax nipensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax nipensis Fontenla Rizo Cuba
Tetramorium cordatum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium cordatum Sheela & Narendran India
Tetramorium keralense Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium keralense Sheela & Narendran India
Tetramorium malabarense Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium malabarense Sheela & Narendran India
Tetramorium petiolatum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium petiolatum Sheela & Narendran India
Tetramorium sentosum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium sentosum Sheela & Narendran India