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Subfamily: †Sphecomyrminae   Wilson & Brown, 1967 


Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Extant: 1 tribe

Fossil: 2 tribes, 14 genera, 27 species

†Sphecomyrminae Wilson & Brown, 1967: 6. Type-genus: Sphecomyrma. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

†Sphecomyrminae as family: Dlussky, 1983 PDF: 77 [Sphecomyrmidae]; Dlussky, 1987 PDF: 132 [Sphecomyrmidae]; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 [Sphecomyrmidae].
†Sphecomyrminae as stem ant subfamily of Formicidae: Ward, 2007C PDF: 555.
Sphecomyrminae as senior synonym of Armaniinae: Borysenko, 2017 PDF: 15 (implied).
Tribe (extant) of †Sphecomyrminae: Zigrasimeciini.
Tribes (extinct) of †Sphecomyrminae: †Haidomyrmecini, †Sphecomyrmini.
Subfamily and tribes references
Bolton, 2003 PDF: 74, 260 (diagnoses, comments, synopsis).
Genera references
Barden & Grimaldi, 2014 PDF: 18 (key to Sphecomyrmodes = Gerontoformica workers); Perrichot, Wang & Engel, 2016 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.075 PDF: Supplemental Information (key to Haidomyrmecini genera); Borysenko, 2017 PDF: 15 (revision)

Distribution:


Indomalaya Region: Asia, Kachin, Myanmar, South-Eastern Asia
Nearctic Region: Alberta, Canada, New Jersey, North America, United States
Neotropical Region: Americas
Palearctic Region: Eastern Europe, Europe, France, Krasnoyarskiy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Russia, Western Europe


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