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The tribe Typhlomyrmecini belongs to the subfamily Ectatomminae. For a list of genera contained within this tribe see Typhlomyrmecini genera, for species see Typhlomyrmecini species.


Typhlomyrmicini Emery, 1911d: 32. Type-genus: Typhlomyrmex.
Taxonomic history
Typhlomyrmecini as subtribe of Ectatommini: Emery, 1911d: 32 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Gallardo, 1918b: 11 [Typhlomyrmicini].
Typhlomyrmecini as tribe of Ponerinae: Brown, 1953a: 104 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Kusnezov, 1964: 49 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Brown, 1965c: 65; Kempf, 1972a: 262 [Typhlomyrmicini]; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 48; all subsequent authors to the following.
Typhlomyrmecini as tribe of Ectatomminae: Bolton, 2003: 46.
Genus of Typhlomyrmecini: Typhlomyrmex.

Tribe and genus Typhlomyrmex references
Roger, 1863b: 21 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863: 457 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 15 (diagnosis); Dalla Torre, 1893: 16 (catalogue); Emery, 1911d: 32, 33 (tribe, genus diagnoses, catalogue); Gallardo, 1918b: 14 (Argentina species key); Wheeler, W.M. 1925a: 3 (all species key); Brown, 1953a: 104 (review of tribe); Brown, 1965c: 66, 77 (review of tribe and genus, all species revision, key); Kempf, 1972a: 256 (catalogue); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 48 (larvae, review & synthesis); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 256 (synoptic classification); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 164 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 16, 422 (catalogue); Bolton, 2003: 46, 176 (diagnosis, synopsis); Lacau, Villemant, et al. 2008: 250 (Colombia species key).