Formicidae Latreille, 1809 valid
Formicariae Latreille, 1809: 124 Type-genus: Formica
  • Formicidae as family: Latreille, 1809: 124 [Formicariae]; Leach, 1815: 147 [Formicarides]; Stephens, 1829b: 356 [first spelling as Formicidae]; Haliday, 1836: 331; Westwood, 1839a: 217; Swainson & Shuckard, 1840: 171; Nylander, 1846a: 877; Foerster, 1850a: 1 [Formicariae]; Mayr, 1855: 275 [Formicina]; Smith, 1857a: 52; Smith, 1858a: 1; Mayr, 1861: 21; Mayr, 1865: 6; Heer, 1867: 6 [Formicaria]; Forel, 1870: 307 [Formicinae]; Forel, 1874: 19 [Formicariae]; Dalla Torre, 1893: 1; Forel, 1899b: 1; Ruzsky, 1902d: 5 [Formicarii]; Bingham, 1903: 1; Ruzsky, 1905b: 91 [Formicariae or Formicidae]; Ashmead, 1905c: 384; all subsequent authors.

Formicidae family references

Extant: 17 valid subfamilies, 39 valid tribes, 337 valid genera, 13,694 valid species

Fossil: 5 valid subfamilies, 6 valid tribes, 161 valid genera, 772 valid species

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