Myrmicinae Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835 valid
Myrmicites Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 169 Type-genus: Myrmica
  • Myrmicinae as group name: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 169 [Myrmicites]; Nylander, 1846a: 877 [Myrmicae].
  • Myrmicinae as family: Smith, 1851: 4 [Myrmicidae]; Smith, 1861b: 45 [Myrmicidae]; Smith, 1871b: 324 [Myrmicidae]; André, 1882a: 125 [Myrmicidae]; Cresson, 1887: 93 [Myrmicidae]; Emery, 1894h: 383 [Myrmicidae]; Saunders, 1896: 18 [Myrmicidae]; Ashmead, 1905c: 383 [Myrmicidae]; Novák & Sadil, 1941: 71 [Myrmicidae]; Bernard, 1951c: 1058 [Myrmicidae]; Bernard, 1953b: 222 [Myrmicidae].
  • Myrmicinae as subfamily of Poneridae: Smith, 1858a: 114 [Myrmicidae].
  • Myrmicinae as tribe of Formicidae: André, 1874b: 167 [Myrmicidae].
  • Myrmicinae as subfamily of Myrmicidae: Ashmead, 1905c: 383.
  • Myrmicinae as subfamily of Formicidae: Mayr, 1855: 290, 299 [Myrmicidae]; Smith, 1857a: 70 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1861: 21 [Myrmicidae]; Smith, 1862b: 33 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1862: 738 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1865: 17 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1868c: 24 [Myrmicidae]; Forel, 1870: 307 [Myrmicidae]; Forel, 1874: 22 [Myrmicidae]; Emery, 1877b: 70 [Myrmicidae]; Forel, 1878c: 367 [Myrmicidae]; Emery & Forel, 1879: 456 [Myrmicidae]; André, 1881c: 64 [Myrmicidae]; Nasonov, 1889: 28 [Myrmicidae]; Forel, 1891c: 11 [Myrmicidae]; Forel, 1892k: 220 [Myrmicidae]; Forel, 1893b: 163; Dalla Torre, 1893: 53; Emery, 1895l: 768 [subfamily spelled Myrmicini]; Emery, 1896e: 179; Forel, 1899d: 30; Forel, 1902g: 520; Bingham, 1903: 105; Wheeler, 1910a: 138; Emery, 1914e: 29; Wheeler, 1915h: 806 [Myrmicides]; Wheeler, 1915i: 40; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 74; Arnold, 1916: 166; Escherich, 1917: 2 [Myrmicini]; Forel, 1917: 240 [subfamily spelled Myrmicini]; Bondroit, 1918: 14 [Myrmicitae]; Wheeler, 1920: 53; Wheeler, 1922: 124; Emery, 1921c: 3; Karavaiev, 1934: 59; Clark, 1951: 16; Brown, 1954e: 28; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972a: 40; Brown, 1973b: 166; all subsequent authors.
  • Myrmicinae as myrmicomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 52, 182.
  • Myrmicinae as formicoid subfamily of Formicidae: Moreau et al., 2006: 102; Brady et al., 2006: 18173.
  • Myrmicinae as formicoid myrmicomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Ward, 2007c: 556.
Genera (extant) incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Diaphoromyrma, Tyrannomyrmex
Collective group names in Myrmicinae: Myrmicites
Subfamily Myrmicinae references, world

Mayr, 1865: 17 (diagnosis); Mayr, 1867a: 91 (diagnosis); Forel, 1878c: 367 (diagnosis); Handlirsch, 1907: 872 (*fossil taxa catalogue); Dalla Torre, 1893: 53 (catalogue); Emery, 1895l: 768 (diagnosis); Emery, 1896e: 179 (genera key); Wheeler, 1910a: 138 (diagnosis); Emery, 1912b: 101 (phylogeny); Emery, 1914e: 34 (phylogeny, tribe key); Arnold, 1916: 164 (diagnosis); Forel, 1917: 240 (synoptic classification); Forel, 1921c: 139 (diagnosis); Emery, 1921c: 3 (diagnosis, tribes & genera key, catalogue); Wheeler, 1922: 124, 655 (diagnosis, tribes key); Brown & Nutting, 1950: 126 (venation, phylogeny); Brown, 1954e: 28 (phylogeny); Eisner, 1957: 477 (proventriculus morphology); Bernard, 1967a: 93 (diagnosis); Gotwald, 1969b: 99 (mouthparts morphology); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972a: 40 (diagnosis); Brown, 1973b: 166 (genera, distribution); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1976b: 52 (larvae, review & synthesis); Kugler, 1978a: 413 (sting structure); Kugler, 1978b: 267 (pygidial glands); Kugler, 1979c: 117 (sting, evolution); Snelling, 1981: 393 (synoptic classification); Caetano, 1984: 257 (digestive tract, morphology); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985b: 257 (synoptic classification); Billen, 1986b: 167 (Dufour's gland); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Hashimoto, 1990: 495 (possible Ectatomminae+Myrmicinae synapomorphy); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 9 onward (synoptic classification, genera keys); Baroni Urbani et al., 1992: 317 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 75 (diagnosis, synoptic classification, genera keys); Bolton, 1995a: 1040 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 13 (catalogue); Hashimoto, 1996: 354 (phylogenetic position); Baroni Urbani, 2000: 480 (phylogeny); Dlussky & Rasnitsyn, 2003: 422 (diagnosis for wingless fossils); Bolton, 2003: 52, 182 (diagnosis, synopsis); Moreau et al., 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Brady et al., 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007c: 556 (classification); Keller, 2011: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); Bolton & Fisher, 2014: 1 (Eutetramorium genus group revision, diagnosis); Ward et al., 2015: 1 (phylogeny, tribal classification); Boudinot, 2015: 56 (male diagnosis); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 50 (worker diagnosis)

Regional and national faunas with keys

Mayr, 1855: 391 (Austria); Mayr, 1861: 29 (Europe); Mayr, 1868b: 79 (*Baltic Amber); André, 1874: 171 (Europe); Forel, 1874: 29 (Switzerland); Saunders, E. 1880: 213 (Britain); André, 1882d: 256 (Europe and Algeria); Cresson, 1887: 98 (U.S.A. genera); Provancher, 1887: 243 (Canada); Nasonov, 1889: 54 (Russia); Forel, 1891c: 11 (Madagascar genera); Lameere, 1892: 66 (Belgium); Forel, 1902g: 520 (India and Sri Lanka genera); Bingham, 1903: 105 (India, Sri Lanka and Burma); Ruzsky, 1905b: 103 (Russian Empire); Wasmann, 1906: 13 (Luxemburg); Bondroit, 1910: 490 (Belgium); Wheeler, 1910a: 558 (North America genera); Stitz, 1914: 55 (Central Europe); Gallardo, 1915: 32 (Argentina genera); Forel, 1915d: 8 (Switzerland); Donisthorpe, 1915f: 74 (Britain); Arnold, 1916: 166, 170 (South Africa tribes, genera); Emery, 1916a: 112 (Italy); Wheeler, W.M. 1916m: 581 (U.S.A., Connecticut); Bondroit, 1918: 90 (France and Belgium); Kutter, 1920b: 144 (Switzerland); Soudek, 1922b: 20 (Czechoslovakia); Stärcke, 1926: 84 (Netherlands); Karavaiev, 1927d: 256 (Ukraine); Donisthorpe, 1927c: 77 (Britain); Menozzi & Russo, 1930: 170 (Dominican Republic); Gallardo, 1932c: 91 (Argentina, tribes); Arnol'di, 1933b: 596 (Russia); Menozzi, 1933b: 88 (Israel genera); Karavaiev, 1934: 60 (Ukraine); Smith, M.R. 1937: 829 (Puerto Rico); Stitz, 1939: 63 (Germany); Kratochvíl, 1941b: 71 (Central Europe); Novák & Sadil, 1941: 71 (Central Europe); Cole, 1942: 360 (U.S.A., Utah); Smith, M.R. 1943f: 291 (U.S.A., males); Holgersen, 1943c: 166 (Norway); Holgersen, 1944a: 198 (Norway); Buren, 1944a: 281 (U.S.A., Iowa); Smith, M.R. 1947f: 543 (U.S.A. genera); van Boven, 1947: 170 (Belgium); Creighton, 1950a: 83 (Nearctic); Kusnezov, 1956a: 15 (Argentina); Brown, 1958h: 25 (New Zealand); van Boven, 1959: 7 (Netherlands); Gregg, 1963: 288 (U.S.A., Colorado); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1963: 92 (U.S.A., North Dakota); Collingwood, 1964b: 94 (Britain); Bernard, 1967a: 95 (Western Europe); Wilson & Taylor, 1967b: 13 (Polynesia); van Boven, 1970b: 9 (Netherlands); Kempf, 1972b: 263 (Neotropical, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1973a: 325 (West Africa genera); Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 3 (Britain); Snelling & Hunt, 1975: 70 (Chile); Tarbinsky, 1976: 19 (Kyrghyzstan); van Boven, 1977: 69 (Belgium); Kutter, 1977c: 31 (Switzerland); Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 524 (former European U.S.S.R.); Collingwood, 1978: 75 (Iberian Peninsula); Collingwood, 1979: 36 (Fennoscandia and Denmark); Greenslade, 1979: 20 (South Australia genera); Schembri & Collingwood, 1981: 423 (Malta); Allred, 1982: 438 (U.S.A., Utah); Baroni Urbani, 1984: 76 (Neotropical genera); Verhaeghe et al., 1984: 112 (Belgium genera); Gösswald, 1985: 289 (Germany); Collingwood, 1985: 245 (Saudi Arabia); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1986g: 20 (U.S.A., Nevada); Nilsson & Douwes, 1987: 57 (Norway); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 265 (Balkans); Dlussky, etal. 1990: 181 (Turkmenistan); Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 89 (Far Eastern Russia); Ogata, 1991b: 61 (Japan genera); Morisita et al., 1992: 1 (Japan); Atanasov & Dlussky, 1992: 51 (Bulgaria); Lattke, in Jaffe, 1993: 153 (Neotropical genera); Arakelian, 1994: 15 (Armenia); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 57 (China genera); Kupyanskaya, 1995: 327 (Far Eastern Russia); Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 308 (Saudi Arabia); Seifert, 1996b: 108 (Central Europe); Skinner & Allen, 1996: 43 (Britain); Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 10 (Portugal); Shattuck, 1999: 39, 122 (Australia genera, synopsis); Andersen, 2000: 37 (northern Australia genera); Zhou, 2001a: 69 (China, Guangxi); Czechowski et al., 2002: 135 (Poland); Aktaç & Radchenko, 2002: 55 (Turkey genera); Yoshimura & Onoyama, 2002b: 424 (Japan genera, males); Mackay & Mackay, 2002: 58 (U.S.A., New Mexico); Palacio & Fernández, in Fernández, 2003d: 244 (Neotropical genera and synopsis); Coovert, 2005: 32 (U.S.A., Ohio); Radchenko, 2005b: 184 (North Korea); Clouse, 2007b: 190 (Micronesia); Seifert, 2007: 110 (North and Central Europe); Terayama, 2009: 131 (Taiwan); Heterick, 2009: 36 (south- western Australia genera); Boer, 2010: 46 (Benelux); Eguchi, et al. 2011: 8 (Vietnam genera); Czechowski, et al. 2012: 344 (Poland); General & Alpert, 2012: 73 (Philippines genera key) ; Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 433 (British Eocene species key); Baccaro et al., 2015: 82, 202 (Brazil genera key, text); Fernández & Serna, 2019: 791 (Colombia fauna); Jessen, 2020: 31 (Enspel oil shales keys, gynes, workers)

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Extant: 6 valid tribes, 146 valid genera, 6,941 valid species

Fossil: 39 valid genera, 189 valid species

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