Taxa Described in 1855

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The following 7 genera were described in 1855 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Diplorhoptrum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Mayr Formica fugax, now Solenopsis fugax Synonym, see Solenopsis
Formicoxenus Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Myrmica nitidula, now Formicoxenus nitidulus 7
Hypoclinea Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Mayr Formica quadripunctata, now Dolichoderus quadripunctatus Synonym, see Dolichoderus
Leptothorax Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Formica acervorum, now Leptothorax acervorum 20
Monocombus Formicinae Formicini Mayr Formica viatica, now Cataglyphis viatica Synonym, see Cataglyphis
Monomorium Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Mayr Monomorium minutum, now Monomorium monomorium 320
Tetramorium Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Mayr Formica caespitum, now Tetramorium caespitum 597

The following 26 species/subspecies were described in 1855 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Camponotus caryae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus caryae Fitch United States
Camponotus novaeboracensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus novaeboracensis Fitch United States
Crematogaster cerasi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster cerasi Fitch United States
Cryptopone ochracea Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone ochracea Mayr Italy
Eciton crassicornis Dorylinae Nomamyrmex crassicornis Smith, F. Synonym, see Nomamyrmex esenbeckii
Eciton rapax Dorylinae Eciton rapax Smith, F. Brazil
Eciton simillima Dorylinae Eciton simillima Smith, F. Synonym, see Eciton vagans
Lepisiota frauenfeldi Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota frauenfeldi Mayr Yugoslavia
Leptothorax gredleri Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Leptothorax gredleri Mayr Austria
Monomorium minutum Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium minutum Mayr Homonym, see Monomorium monomorium
Myrmica laevigata Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole laevigata Smith, F. Synonym, see Pheidole megacephala
Neivamyrmex legionis Dorylinae Neivamyrmex legionis Smith, F. Brazil
Pseudomyrma advena Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex advena Smith, F. Synonym, see Pseudomyrmex oculatus
Pseudomyrma cephalica Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex cephalica Smith, F. Synonym, see Pseudomyrmex filiformis
Pseudomyrma elegans Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex elegans Smith, F. Synonym, see Pseudomyrmex termitarius
Pseudomyrma nigriceps Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex nigriceps Smith, F. Synonym, see Pseudomyrmex termitarius
Pseudomyrma sericata Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex sericata Smith, F. Synonym, see Pseudomyrmex gracilis
Pseudomyrmex maculatus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex maculatus Smith, F. Brazil
Pseudomyrmex oculatus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex oculatus Smith, F. Brazil
Pseudomyrmex pallidus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex pallidus Smith, F. United States
Pseudomyrmex termitarius Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex termitarius Smith, F. Brazil
Pseudomyrmex unicolor Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex unicolor Smith, F. Brazil
Solenopsis saevissima Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Solenopsis saevissima Smith, F. Brazil
Tapinoma polita Formicinae Lasiini Prenolepis polita Smith, F. Synonym, see Prenolepis nitens
Temnothorax affinis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax affinis Mayr Austria
Temnothorax nigriceps Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax nigriceps Mayr Switzerland