Leptanillinae Emery, 1910 valid
Leptanillini Emery, 1910b: 32 Type-genus: Leptanilla
  • Leptanillinae as family: Bernard, 1951c: 1053 [Leptanillidae].
  • Leptanillinae as subfamily of Formicidae: Wheeler, 1923g: 335; Wheeler, 1928: 89 (in text); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1930: 199; Clark, 1951: 16; Brown, 1954e: 28; Petersen, 1968: 577; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972a: 37; Brown, 1973b: 166; all subsequent authors.
  • Leptanillinae as leptanillomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 39, 151.
  • Leptanillinae as subfamily incertae sedis in Formicidae: Ward, 2007c: 555.
Tribes of Leptanillinae: Anomalomyrmini, Leptanillini
Subfamily and tribes references

Emery, 1904a: 107 (anatomy, affinities); Wheeler, 1910a: 138 (diagnosis); Wheeler, 1928: 85 (larva); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1930: 199 (diagnosis); Morley, 1939: 114 (phylogeny); Kutter, 1948: 293 (diagnosis); Brown, 1954e: 28 (phylogeny); Bernard, 1967a: 90 (diagnosis); Petersen, 1968: 577 (tribe, males); Gotwald, 1969b: 97 (mouthparts morphology); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1972a: 37 (diagnosis); Brown, 1973b: 166 (genera, distribution); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1976b: 46 (larvae, review & synthesis); Baroni Urbani, 1977c: 430 (diagnosis, revision); Snelling, 1981: 392 (synoptic classification); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985b: 257 (synoptic classification); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79 (synoptic classification); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 9 onward (synoptic classification, genera keys); Bolton, 1990b: 269 (diagnosis, revision of tribes, synoptic classification, key); Kugler, 1992: 103 (sting structure); Baroni Urbani et al., 1992: 316, 317 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 69 (diagnosis, synoptic classification, genera key); Bolton, 1995a: 1040 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 9, 12 (catalogue); Ogata et al., 1995: 32 (genera, classification); Shattuck, 1999: 117 (Australia, synopsis); Bolton, 2003: 39, 151 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette et al., 2006: 359 (phylogeny) ; Terayama, 2009: 125 (Taiwan genera key); Borowiec et al., 2011: 13 (genera key); Keller, 2011: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); General & Alpert, 2012: 73 (Philippines genera key); Xu, 2012c: 479 (genera key); Boudinot, 2015: 29 (male diagnosis, classification); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 49 (worker diagnosis)

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Extant: 2 valid tribes, 8 valid genera, 68 valid species

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