Melophorini Forel, 1912 valid
Melophorini Forel, 1912j: 88 (diagnosis in key) Type-genus: Melophorus
  • Melophorini as tribe of Camponotinae: Forel, 1912j: 88; Forel, 1917: 248.
  • Melophorini as tribe of Formicinae: Wheeler, 1922: 692; Emery, 1925d: 10; Wheeler, 1935c: 69; all subsequent authors.
  • See also Ward et al., 2016: 347.
Junior synonyms
Tribe Melophorini references

Forel, 1893b: 165 (synoptic classification); Emery, 1895l: 772 (synoptic classification); Forel, 1917: 248 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, 1922: 694 (genera key); Emery, 1925d: 10 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Brown, 1955d: 471 (review of tribe); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1970b: 652 (larva diagnosis); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1976b: 62 (larva, review & synthesis); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 17 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1039 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 12 (catalogue); Bolton, 2003: 28, 130 (diagnosis, synopsis).

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Extant: 9 valid genera, 182 valid species

Fossil: 1 valid species

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