Sphecomyrmini

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • SPHECOMYRMINI [tribe of †Sphecomyrminae]
    • †Sphecomyrminae Wilson & Brown, in Wilson, et al. 1967: 6. Type-genus: †Sphecomyrma Wilson & Brown, in Wilson, et al. 1967: 8.

Taxonomic history

  • †Sphecomyrmini as tribe of †Sphecomyrminae: Bolton, 1994: 187.
  • †Sphecomyrmini as senior synonym of †Armaniidae: Borysenko, 2017: 17 (in text)
  • Genera of †Sphecomyrmini: †Armania, †Cretomyrma, †Gerontoformica, †Orapia, †Pseudarmania, †Sphecomyrma.
  • †Sphecomyrmini references: Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1972a: 36 (diagnosis); Wilson, 1987: 44, 49 (review, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995b: 15 (catalogue); Grimaldi, et al. 1997: 7 (review, diagnosis, phylogeny); Bolton, 2003: 74, 261 (diagnosis, synopsis); Perfilieva, 2011: 275 (venation); Barden & Grimaldi, 2013: 410 (comments); Barden & Grimaldi, 2016: 4 (phylogeny); Borysenko, 2017: 15 (diagnosis).

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