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Subfamily: Ectatomminae   Emery, 1895 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Extant: 2 tribes, 4 genera, 261 species

Fossil: 3 genera, 14 species

Ectatommii Emery, 1895l PDF: 767. Type-genus: Ectatomma. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Ectatomminae as poneromorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 45, 172.
Ectatomminae as formicoid ectaheteromorph subfamily of Formicidae: Ward, 2007C PDF: 556.
Tribes of Ectatomminae: Ectatommini, Typhlomyrmecini.
Subfamily Ectatomminae references
Bolton, 2003 PDF: 45, 172 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouelette, Fisher, et al. 2006: 365 (phylogeny); Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007C PDF: 556 (classification); Keller, 2011 PDF: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); Boudinot, 2015 PDF: 51 (male diagnosis)


Australasia Region: Australian Capital Territory, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Queensland, Solomon Islands, South Australia, Tasmania, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu, Victoria, Western Australia
Indomalaya Region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Meghalaya, Myanmar, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas
Neotropical Region: Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Galapagos Islands, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
Oceania Region: Fiji, Micronesia
Palearctic Region: China, Denmark

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