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Subfamily: Ectatomminae   Emery, 1895 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Extant: 2 tribes, 4 genera, 264 species, 2 subspecies

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 subfamily of Formicidae: Ouelette, Fisher, et al. 2006: 365; Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102; Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173.
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)

Distribution:


Australasia Region: Australia, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu
Indomalaya Region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, 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, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
Oceania Region: Fiji, Micronesia
Palearctic Region: China, Denmark


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