Meranoplus Smith, 1853 valid masculine
Meranoplus Smith, 1853: 224 Type-species: Cryptocerus bicolor (obsolete combination of Meranoplus bicolor), by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903: 166.
Junior synonyms
Genus Meranoplus references: see above and below

Mayr, 1865: 26 (diagnosis); Forel, 1903a: 705 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 167 (India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Emery, 1914e: 41 (synoptic classification); Arnold, 1917: 363 (diagnosis, South Africa species key); Forel, 1917: 244 (synoptic classification); Wheeler, 1922: 183, 663 (Meranoplus diagnosis, Meranoplini genera key); Emery, 1924f: 222 (diagnosis, genera key); Wheeler, 1935a: 6 (genera key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1976b: 55 (larvae, review & synthesis); Bolton, 1981a: 44, 46 (review of tribe, diagnosis, Afrotropical species revision, key); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 80 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 16 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1050 (census); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 78 (China species key); Schödl, 1998: 361 (Oriental species revision, key); Shattuck, 1999: 141 (Australia synopsis); Bolton, 2003: 67, 242 (diagnosis, synopsis); Andersen, 2006: 158 (Australia species groups key); Schödl, 2007: 373 (M. diversus group key); Heterick, 2009: 151 (south-western Australia species key); Bharti & Akbar, 2014c: 814 (India species key); Boudinot & Fisher, 2013 (Malagasy species revision, male diagnosis, species key); Bharti & Akbar, 2014c (India species key); Cantone, 2017: 209 (brief male diagnosis); Sharaf & Aldawood, 2019a: 5 (Arabian species, key)

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Extant: 91 valid species

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