Taxa Described in 2009

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The following 10 genera were described in 2009 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Aptinoma Dolichoderinae Tapinomini Fisher Aptinoma mangabe 2
Austromorium Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Shattuck Xiphomyrmex flavigaster, now Austromorium flavigaster 2
Diaphoromyrma Myrmicinae Attini Fernández, Delabie & do Nascimento Diaphoromyrma sofiae 1
Formosimyrma Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Terayama Formosimyrma lanyuensis 1
Kalathomyrmex Myrmicinae Attini Klingenberg & Brandão Myrmicocrypta emeryi, now Kalathomyrmex emeryi 1
Plesiomyrmex Myrmicinae Myrmicini Dlussky & Radchenko Plesiomyrmex tubulatus Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany 1
Propodilobus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Branstetter Stenamma orientale, now Propodilobus pingorum 1
Protomyrmica Myrmicinae Myrmicini Dlussky & Radchenko Protomyrmica atavia Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region 1
Ravavy Dolichoderinae Bothriomyrmecini Fisher Ravavy miafina 1
Tropidomyrmex Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Silva, Feitosa, Brandão & Diniz Tropidomyrmex elianae 1

The following 158 species/subspecies were described in 2009 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Acanthognathus laevigatus Myrmicinae Attini Acanthognathus laevigatus Galvis & Fernández Colombia
Acropyga yushi Formicinae Plagiolepidini Acropyga yushi Terayama Taiwan
Aphaenogaster baogong Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster baogong Terayama Taiwan
Aphaenogaster fengbo Myrmicinae Attini Aphaenogaster fengbo Terayama Taiwan
Aphaenogaster wangtian Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster wangtian Terayama Taiwan
Aphaenogaster wangye Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster wangye Terayama Taiwan
Aphaenogaster xuantian Myrmicinae Stenammini Aphaenogaster xuantian Terayama Taiwan
Aptinoma antongil Dolichoderinae Tapinomini Aptinoma antongil Fisher Madagascar
Aptinoma mangabe Dolichoderinae Tapinomini Aptinoma mangabe Fisher Madagascar
Austromorium hetericki Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Austromorium hetericki Shattuck Australia
Brachyponera tianzun Ponerinae Ponerini Brachyponera tianzun Terayama Taiwan
Bradoponera similis Proceratiinae Proceratiini Bradoponera similis Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Camponotus royi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus royi Shattuck & Janda New Guinea
Camponotus taniae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus taniae Mackay, W.P. & Delsinne Paraguay
Camponotus triodiae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus triodiae McArthur Australia
Carebara qianliyan Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara qianliyan Terayama Taiwan
Cataglyphis espadaleri Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphis espadaleri Cagniant Morocco
Cataglyphis fossilis Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphis fossilis Cagniant Morocco
Cataglyphis marroui Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphis marroui Cagniant Morocco
Cataglyphis mauritanica occidentalis Formicinae Formicini Cataglyphis mauritanica occidentalis Cagniant Morocco
Crematogaster reticulata Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster reticulata Hosoishi Malaysia
Crematogaster tanakai Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster tanakai Hosoishi & Ogata Borneo
Crematogaster yamanei Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster yamanei Hosoishi & Ogata Indonesia
Diaphoromyrma sofiae Myrmicinae Attini Diaphoromyrma sofiae Fernández, Delabie & do Nascimento Brazil
Discothyrea yueshen Proceratiinae Proceratiini Discothyrea yueshen Terayama Taiwan
Euprenolepis echinata Formicinae Lasiini Euprenolepis echinata LaPolla Malaysia
Euprenolepis maschwitzi Formicinae Lasiini Euprenolepis maschwitzi LaPolla Borneo
Euprenolepis thrix Formicinae Lasiini Euprenolepis thrix LaPolla Malaysia
Euprenolepis variegata Formicinae Lasiini Euprenolepis variegata LaPolla Malaysia
Euprenolepis wittei Formicinae Lasiini Euprenolepis wittei LaPolla Malaysia
Euprenolepis zeta Formicinae Lasiini Euprenolepis zeta LaPolla Malaysia
Formica anatolica Formicinae Formicini Formica anatolica Seifert & Schultz Turkey
Formica orangea Formicinae Formicini Formica orangea Seifert & Schultz Kyrgyzstan
Formica persica Formicinae Formicini Formica persica Seifert & Schultz Iran
Formica tarimica Formicinae Formicini Formica tarimica Seifert & Schultz China
Formica tianshanica Formicinae Formicini Formica tianshanica Seifert & Schultz Kyrgyzstan
Formosimyrma lanyuensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Formosimyrma lanyuensis Terayama Taiwan
Gesomyrmex breviceps Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex breviceps Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann Yes Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Gesomyrmex curiosus Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex curiosus Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann Yes Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Gesomyrmex flavescens Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex flavescens Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann Yes Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Eckfeld, Germany
Gesomyrmex germanicus Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex germanicus Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann Yes Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Eckfeld, Germany
Gesomyrmex pulcher Formicinae Gesomyrmecini Gesomyrmex pulcher Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann Yes Lutetian, Middle Eocene
Messel, Germany
Gnamptogenys rohdendorfi Ectatomminae Ectatommini Gnamptogenys rohdendorfi Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Lepisiota hexiangu Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota hexiangu Terayama Taiwan
Leptomyrmex aitchisoni Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex aitchisoni Smith, D.J. & Shattuck Australia
Leptomyrmex burwelli Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex burwelli Smith, D.J. & Shattuck Australia
Leptomyrmex dolichoscapus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex dolichoscapus Smith, D.J. & Shattuck Australia
Leptomyrmex garretti Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex garretti Smith, D.J. & Shattuck Australia
Leptomyrmex pilosus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex pilosus Smith, D.J. & Shattuck Australia
Leptomyrmex ramorniensis Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Leptomyrmex ramorniensis Smith, D.J. & Shattuck Australia
Lioponera huode Dorylinae Lioponera huode Terayama Taiwan
Messor desertora Myrmicinae Stenammini Messor desertora He & Song China
Messor nondentatus Myrmicinae Stenammini Messor nondentatus He & Song China
Monomorium kugleri Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium kugleri Radchenko & Perkovsky Yes Priabonian, Late Eocene Rovno amber, Ukraine
Monomorium zhinu Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium zhinu Terayama Taiwan
Myrmecina alpina Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina alpina Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina difficulta Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina difficulta Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina eruga Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina eruga Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina inaequala Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina inaequala Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina kaigong Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina kaigong Terayama Taiwan
Myrmecina pumila Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina pumila Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina silvalaeva Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina silvalaeva Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina silvampla Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina silvampla Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina silvangula Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina silvangula Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina silvarugosa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina silvarugosa Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina silvatransversa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina silvatransversa Shattuck Australia
Myrmecina wesselensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Myrmecina wesselensis Shattuck Australia
Myrmica alperti Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica alperti Elmes & Radchenko Nepal
Myrmica emeryi Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica emeryi Radchenko & Elmes Indonesia
Myrmica heterorhytida Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica heterorhytida Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica hlavaci Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica hlavaci Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica multiplex Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica multiplex Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica phalacra Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica phalacra Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica pleiorhytida Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica pleiorhytida Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica schulzi Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica schulzi Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica sculptiventris Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica sculptiventris Radchenko & Elmes China
Myrmica varisculpta Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica varisculpta Radchenko & Rigato China
Myrmica weberi Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica weberi Elmes & Radchenko Nepal
Myrmica yunnanensis Myrmicinae Myrmicini Myrmica yunnanensis Radchenko & Elmes China
Nylanderia guanyin Formicinae Lasiini Nylanderia guanyin Terayama Taiwan
Oxyepoecus myops Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Oxyepoecus myops Albuquerque & Brandão Brazil
Oxyepoecus rosai Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Oxyepoecus rosai Albuquerque & Brandão Brazil
Pachycondyla conservata Ponerinae Ponerini Pachycondyla conservata Dlussky Yes Priabonian, Late Eocene Rovno amber, Ukraine
Pachycondyla tristis Ponerinae Ponerini Pachycondyla tristis Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Paraparatrechina kongming Formicinae Lasiini Paraparatrechina kongming Terayama Taiwan
Parvaponera cavimaculata Ponerinae Ponerini Parvaponera cavimaculata Wang, W. & Zhao China
Pheidole bigote Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole bigote Longino Mexico
Pheidole branstetteri Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole branstetteri Longino Mexico
Pheidole carinote Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole carinote Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole debilis Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole debilis Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole eowilsoni Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole eowilsoni Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole epiphyta Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole epiphyta Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole fossimandibula Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole fossimandibula Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole gymnoceras Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole gymnoceras Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole janzeni Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole janzeni Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole karolmorae Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole karolmorae Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole karolsetosa Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole karolsetosa Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole lagunculinoda Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole lagunculinoda Longino Mexico
Pheidole leoncortesi Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole leoncortesi Longino Mexico
Pheidole mesomontana Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole mesomontana Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole pararugiceps Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole pararugiceps Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole phanigaster Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole phanigaster Longino Mexico
Pheidole picobarva Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole picobarva Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole purpurea Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole purpurea Longino Mexico
Pheidole rhinomontana Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole rhinomontana Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole sebofila Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole sebofila Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole sparsisculpta Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole sparsisculpta Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole synanthropica Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole synanthropica Longino Costa Rica
Pheidole tenuicephala Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole tenuicephala Longino Costa Rica
Plagiolepis longwang Formicinae Plagiolepidini Plagiolepis longwang Terayama Taiwan
Plesiomyrmex tubulatus Myrmicinae Myrmicini Plesiomyrmex tubulatus Dlussky & Radchenko Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Pogonomyrmex kusnezovi Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex kusnezovi Cuezzo & Claver Argentina
Pogonomyrmex mendozanus Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex mendozanus Cuezzo & Claver Argentina
Pogonomyrmex mohavensis Myrmicinae Pogonomyrmecini Pogonomyrmex mohavensis Johnson United States
Polyrhachis annosa Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis annosa Wappler, Dlussky & Reuter Yes Messinian, Late Miocene Varvara Formation, Apomarma, Messara Basin, Crete, Greece
Polyrhachis dorowi Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis dorowi Kohout Australia
Polyrhachis muara Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis muara Kohout Brunei Darussalam
Polyrhachis pirata Formicinae Camponotini Polyrhachis pirata Sorger & Zettel Philippines
Ponera hubeiensis Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera hubeiensis Wang, W. & Zhao China
Ponera lobulifera Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera lobulifera Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Ponera mayri Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera mayri Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Ponera rishen Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera rishen Terayama Taiwan
Ponera shennong Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera shennong Terayama Taiwan
Ponera taiyangshen Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera taiyangshen Terayama Taiwan
Ponera wheeleri Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera wheeleri Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Ponera yuhuang Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera yuhuang Terayama Taiwan
Procerapachys sulcatus Dorylinae Procerapachys sulcatus Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Proceratium eocenicum Proceratiinae Proceratiini Proceratium eocenicum Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Protanilla lini Leptanillinae Anomalomyrmini Protanilla lini Terayama Taiwan
Protomyrmica atavia Myrmicinae Myrmicini Protomyrmica atavia Dlussky & Radchenko Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Pseudolasius longiscapus Formicinae Lasiini Pseudolasius longiscapus Wang, W. & Zhao China
Ravavy miafina Dolichoderinae Bothriomyrmecini Ravavy miafina Fisher Madagascar
Rhopalomastix mazu Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Rhopalomastix mazu Terayama Taiwan
Stigmatomma electrinum Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Stigmatomma electrinum Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Stigmatomma groehni Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Stigmatomma groehni Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Stigmatomma zaojun Amblyoponinae Amblyoponini Stigmatomma zaojun Terayama Taiwan
Technomyrmex briani Dolichoderinae Technomyrmex briani Sharaf Saudi Arabia
Temnothorax huatuo Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax huatuo Terayama Taiwan
Temnothorax kuixing Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax kuixing Terayama Taiwan
Temnothorax leigong Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax leigong Terayama Taiwan
Temnothorax leimu Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax leimu Terayama Taiwan
Temnothorax tianpeng Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax tianpeng Terayama Taiwan
Temnothorax yanwan Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax yanwan Terayama Taiwan
Tetramorium parvioculum Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Tetramorium parvioculum Guillem & Bensusan Synonym, see Tetramorium exasperatum
Tetraponera europaea Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera europaea Dlussky Yes Priabonian, Late Eocene Rovno amber, Ukraine
Tetraponera groehni Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera groehni Dlussky Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Tetraponera hespera Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera hespera Ward Madagascar
Tetraponera hirsuta Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera hirsuta Ward Madagascar
Tetraponera inermis Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera inermis Ward Madagascar
Tetraponera manangotra Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera manangotra Ward Madagascar
Tetraponera merita Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera merita Ward Madagascar
Tropidomyrmex elianae Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Tropidomyrmex elianae Silva, Feitosa, Brandão & Diniz Brazil
Vollenhovia menshen Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia menshen Terayama Taiwan
Vollenhovia shunfenger Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia shunfenger Terayama Taiwan
Vollenhovia xingjun Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Vollenhovia xingjun Terayama Taiwan
Yunodorylus doryloides Dorylinae Yunodorylus doryloides Borowiec Borneo
Yunodorylus eguchii Dorylinae Yunodorylus eguchii Borowiec Vietnam
Yunodorylus paradoxus Dorylinae Yunodorylus paradoxus Borowiec Borneo