Taxa Described in 2008

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The following 6 genera were described in 2008 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Cataglyphoides Formicinae Formicini Dlussky Camponotus constrictus, now Cataglyphoides constrictus Yes 2
Conoformica Formicinae Formicini Dlussky Conoformica bitterfeldiana Yes 1
Feroponera Ponerinae Ponerini Bolton & Fisher Feroponera ferox 1
Haidomyrmodes Sphecomyrminae Haidomyrmecini Perrichot, Nel, Néraudeau, Lacau & Guyot Haidomyrmodes mammuthus Yes 1
Martialis Martialinae Rabeling & Verhaagh Martialis heureka 1
Opamyrma Leptanillinae Yamane, Bui & Eguchi Opamyrma hungvuong 1

The following 166 species/subspecies were described in 2008 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acanthomyrmex humilis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Acanthomyrmex humilis Eguchi, Bui & Yamane Vietnam
Aenictus acerbus Dorylinae Aenictus acerbus Shattuck Australia
Aenictus diclops Dorylinae Aenictus diclops Shattuck Australia
Aenictus prolixus Dorylinae Aenictus prolixus Shattuck Australia
Anochetus boltoni Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus boltoni Fisher Madagascar
Anochetus chocoensis Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus chocoensis Zabala Colombia
Anochetus goodmani Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus goodmani Fisher Madagascar
Anochetus miserabilis Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus miserabilis González-Campero & Elizalde Argentina
Anochetus pattersoni Ponerinae Ponerini Anochetus pattersoni Fisher Seychelles
Aphaenogaster aktaci Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster aktaci Kiran & Tezcan Turkey
Aphaenogaster barbara Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster barbara Shattuck Australia
Aphaenogaster kimberleyensis Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster kimberleyensis Shattuck Australia
Aphaenogaster maculifrons Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster maculifrons Kiran & Aktaç Turkey
Aphaenogaster mediterrae Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster mediterrae Shattuck Australia
Aphaenogaster radchenkoi Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster radchenkoi Kiran, Aktaç & Tezcan Turkey
Aphaenogaster reichelae Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster reichelae Shattuck Australia
Asphinctopone differens Ponerinae Ponerini Asphinctopone differens Bolton & Fisher Central African Republic
Camponotus andyyoungi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus andyyoungi McArthur Australia
Camponotus christmasensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus christmasensis McArthur Australia
Camponotus churchetti Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus churchetti McArthur Australia
Camponotus fraseri Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus fraseri McArthur Australia
Camponotus judithmorrisae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus judithmorrisae McArthur Australia
Camponotus philwardi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus philwardi McArthur Australia
Camponotus samueli Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus samueli McArthur Australia
Camponotus woodroffeensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus woodroffeensis McArthur Australia
Cataglyphoides intermedius Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphoides intermedius Dlussky Yes
Centromyrmex decessor Ponerinae Ponerini Centromyrmex decessor Bolton & Fisher Gabon
Centromyrmex ereptor Ponerinae Ponerini Centromyrmex ereptor Bolton & Fisher Central African Republic
Centromyrmex fugator Ponerinae Ponerini Centromyrmex fugator Bolton & Fisher Democratic Republic of Congo
Centromyrmex praedator Ponerinae Ponerini Centromyrmex praedator Bolton & Fisher Democratic Republic of Congo
Centromyrmex raptor Ponerinae Ponerini Centromyrmex raptor Bolton & Fisher Zambia
Centromyrmex secutor Ponerinae Ponerini Centromyrmex secutor Bolton & Fisher Gabon
Conoformica bitterfeldiana Formicinae Formicini Conoformica bitterfeldiana Dlussky Yes
Crematogaster gordani Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster gordani Karaman Montenegro
Crematogaster montenigrina Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster montenigrina Karaman Montenegro
Daceton boltoni Myrmicinae Attini Daceton boltoni Azorsa & Sosa-Calvo Peru
Dolichoderus brevipalpis Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus brevipalpis Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus brevipennis Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus brevipennis Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus granulinotus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus granulinotus Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus kutscheri Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus kutscheri Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus lucidus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus lucidus Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus perkovskyi Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus perkovskyi Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus pilipes Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus pilipes Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus punctatus Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus punctatus Dlussky Yes
Dolichoderus vlaskini Dolichoderinae Dolichoderus vlaskini Dlussky Yes
Ectatomma parasiticum Ectatomminae Ectatommini Ectatomma parasiticum Feitosa & Fresnau Mexico
Feroponera ferox Ponerinae Ponerini Feroponera ferox Bolton & Fisher Cameroun
Forelius damiani Dolichoderinae Forelius damiani Guerrero & Fernández Colombia
Formica kutscheri Formicinae Formicini Formica kutscheri Dlussky Yes
Formica palaeopolonica Formicinae Formicini Formica palaeopolonica Dlussky Yes
Formica radchenkoi Formicinae Formicini Formica radchenkoi Dlussky Yes
Formica zherikhini Formicinae Formicini Formica zherikhini Dlussky Yes
Gerontoformica occidentalis Sphecomyrminae Sphecomyrmini Gerontoformica occidentalis Perrichot, et al. Yes
Gnamptogenys andersoni Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys andersoni Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Panama
Gnamptogenys auricula Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys auricula Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Panama
Gnamptogenys dichotoma Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys dichotoma Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Colombia
Haidomyrmodes mammuthus Sphecomyrminae Haidomyrmecini Haidomyrmodes mammuthus Perrichot, Nel, Néraudeau, Lacau & Guot Yes
Lachnomyrmex amazonicus Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex amazonicus Feitosa & Brandão Brazil
Lachnomyrmex fernandezi Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex fernandezi Feitosa & Brandão Colombia
Lachnomyrmex laticeps Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex laticeps Feitosa & Brandão Costa Rica
Lachnomyrmex lattkei Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex lattkei Feitosa & Brandão Venezuela
Lachnomyrmex longinoi Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex longinoi Feitosa & Brandão Costa Rica
Lachnomyrmex mackayi Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex mackayi Feitosa & Brandão Panama
Lachnomyrmex nordestinus Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex nordestinus Feitosa & Brandão Brazil
Lachnomyrmex platynodus Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex platynodus Feitosa & Brandão Guyana
Lachnomyrmex regularis Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex regularis Feitosa & Brandão Costa Rica
Lachnomyrmex victori Myrmicinae Attini Lachnomyrmex victori Feitosa & Brandão Brazil
Leptothorax athabasca Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Leptothorax athabasca Buschinger & Schulz Canada
Lophomyrmex changlangensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Lophomyrmex changlangensis Sheela & Ghosh India
Lordomyrma reticulata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Lordomyrma reticulata Lucky & Sarnat Borneo
Lordomyrma vanua Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Lordomyrma vanua Lucky & Sarnat Fiji
Martialis heureka Martialinae Martialis heureka Rabeling & Verhaagh Brazil
Monomorium subcomae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium subcomae Lush Kuwait
Mycetagroicus inflatus Myrmicinae Attini Mycetagroicus inflatus Brandão & Mayhé-Nunes Brazil
Myopias papua Ponerinae Ponerini Myopias papua Snelling, R.R. New Guinea
Myrmecina curvispina Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina curvispina Zhou, Huang & Ma China
Myrmecina hamula Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina hamula Zhou, Huang & Ma China
Myrmecina pauca Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina pauca Huang, Huang & Zhou China
Myrmica curiosa Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica curiosa Radchenko, Zhou & Elmes China
Myrmica mixta Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica mixta Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica pararitae Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica pararitae Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica poldii Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica poldii Radchenko & Rigato China
Myrmica polyglypta Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica polyglypta Radchenko & Rigato China
Myrmica sinoschencki Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica sinoschencki Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica weii Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica weii Radchenko & Zhou China
Myrmica xavieri Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica xavieri Radchenko, Elmes & Savolainen Spain
Nesomyrmex antoinetteae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex antoinetteae Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex cederbergensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex cederbergensis Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex entabeni Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex entabeni Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex ezantsi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex ezantsi Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex inye Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex inye Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex karooensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex karooensis Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex koebergensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex koebergensis Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex larsenae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex larsenae Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex mcgregori Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex mcgregori Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex nanniae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex nanniae Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex njengelanga Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex njengelanga Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex ruani Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex ruani Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex saasveldensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex saasveldensis Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex tshiguvhoae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex tshiguvhoae Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Nesomyrmex vannoorti Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Nesomyrmex vannoorti Mbanyana & Robertson South Africa
Oecophylla eckfeldiana Formicinae Oecophyllini Oecophylla eckfeldiana Dlussky Yes
Oecophylla longiceps Formicinae Oecophyllini Oecophylla longiceps Dlussky Yes
Opamyrma hungvuong Leptanillinae Opamyrma hungvuong Yamane, Bui & Eguchi Vietnam
Pheidole bula Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole bula Sarnat Fiji
Pheidole elongicephala Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole elongicephala Eguchi Vietnam
Pheidole furcata Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole furcata Sarnat Fiji
Pheidole laevithorax Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole laevithorax Eguchi Vietnam
Pheidole mutisi Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole mutisi Fernández & Wilson Colombia
Pheidole ochracea Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole ochracea Eguchi Vietnam
Pheidole pegasus Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole pegasus Sarnat Fiji
Pheidole rugithorax Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole rugithorax Eguchi Vietnam
Pheidole simplispinosa Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole simplispinosa Sarnat Fiji
Pheidole tumida Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole tumida Eguchi Vietnam
Pheidole uncagena Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole uncagena Sarnat Fiji
Pheidole vieti Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole vieti Eguchi Vietnam
Phrynoponera pulchella Ponerinae Ponerini Phrynoponera pulchella Bolton & Fisher Kenya
Phrynoponera transversa Ponerinae Ponerini Phrynoponera transversa Bolton & Fisher Gabon
Polyrhachis aberrans Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis aberrans Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis arborea Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis arborea Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis bosi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis bosi Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis brachyspina Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis brachyspina Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis brendelli Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis brendelli Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis browni Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis browni Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis chaita Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis chaita Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis cognata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis cognata Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis cydista Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis cydista Kohout Australia
Polyrhachis deceptor Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis deceptor Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis festina Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis festina Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis gobini Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis gobini Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis hilaris Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis hilaris Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis hispida Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis hispida Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis imitator Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis imitator Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis incerta Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis incerta Kohout Australia
Polyrhachis incognita Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis incognita Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis kazuoi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis kazuoi Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis manni Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis manni Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis masaokai Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis masaokai Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis mellita Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis mellita Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis neglecta Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis neglecta Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis ogatai Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis ogatai Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis salebrosa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis salebrosa Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis storki Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis storki Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis sulawesiensis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis sulawesiensis Kohout Indonesia
Polyrhachis tianjingshanensis Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis tianjingshanensis Quin & Zhou China
Polyrhachis vanachterbergi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis vanachterbergi Kohout Indonesia
Prionopelta media Amblyoponinae Prionopelta media Shattuck Indonesia
Prionopelta robynmae Amblyoponinae Prionopelta robynmae Shattuck Australia
Recurvidris nigrans Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Recurvidris nigrans Zettel Philippines
Simopelta andersoni Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta andersoni Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Costa Rica
Simopelta breviscapa Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta breviscapa Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Panama
Simopelta fernandezi Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta fernandezi Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Colombia
Simopelta laevigata Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta laevigata Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Colombia
Simopelta longinoda Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta longinoda Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Costa Rica
Simopelta longirostris Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta longirostris Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Colombia
Simopelta mayri Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta mayri Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Colombia
Simopelta pentadentata Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta pentadentata Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Costa Rica
Simopelta quadridentata Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta quadridentata Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Costa Rica
Simopelta transversa Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta transversa Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Colombia
Simopelta vieirai Ponerinae Ponerini Simopelta vieirai Mackay, W.P. & Mackay, E.E. Ecuador
Solenopsis enigmatica Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis enigmatica Deyrup & Prusak Dominica
Stegomyrmex bensoni Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Stegomyrmex bensoni Feitosa, Brandão & Diniz Brazil
Stegomyrmex olindae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Stegomyrmex olindae Feitosa, Brandão & Diniz Brazil
Strumigenys heterodonta Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys heterodonta Rigato & Scupola Ecuador
Strumigenys osellai Myrmicinae Attini Strumigenys osellai Rigato & Scupola Ecuador
Technomyrmex gorgona Dolichoderinae Technomyrmex gorgona Fernández & Guerrero Colombia