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Subfamily: Agroecomyrmecinae   Carpenter, 1930 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Extant: 2 tribes, 2 genera, 2 species

Fossil: 2 genera, 3 species

Agroecomyrmicini Carpenter, 1930 PDF: 34 . Type-genus: Agroecomyrmex. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Agroecomyrmecinae as myrmicomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 51, 181.
Agroecomyrmecinae as poneroid subfamily of Formicidae: Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173; Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102; Ward, 2007C PDF: 555.
Tribes of Agroecomyrmecinae: Agroecomyrmecini, Ankylomyrmini.
Subfamily references
Brown & Kempf, 1968Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kempf, W. W. 1968 ("1967"). Tatuidris, a remarkable new genus of Formicidae (Hymenoptera). Psyche (Cambridge) 74:183-190. [1968-02-20] PDF 123253: 184 (diagnosis, revision of tribe); Bolton, 1994Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. [1994-07-25] 122834: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 2003Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71:1-370. [2003-11-10] PDF 130789: 51, 181 (diagnosis, synopsis); Brady, Schultz, Fisher & Ward, 2006Brady, S. G.; Schultz, T. R.; Fisher, B. L.; Ward, P. S. 2006. Evaluating alternative hypotheses for the early evolution and diversification of ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 103:18172-18177. [2006-11-28] PDF 130828: 18173 (phylogeny); Moreau, Bell, Vila, Archibald & Pierce, 2006Moreau, C. S.; Bell, C. D.; Vila, R.; Archibald, S. B.; Pierce, N. E. 2006. Phylogeny of the ants: diversification in the age of angiosperms. Science (Washington, D. C.) 312:101-104. [2006-04-07] PDF 131881: 102 (phylogeny); Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007Baroni Urbani, C.; De Andrade, M. L. 2007. The ant tribe Dacetini: limits and constituent genera, with descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria" 99:1-191. [2007-11-28] PDF 130719: 75 (classification); Ward, 2007AWard, P. S. 2007A. Edward O. Wilson and his contributions to ant systematics. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80:3-7. [2007-09] PDF 132570: 555 (classification); Keller, 2011Keller, R. A. 2011. A phylogenetic analysis of ant morphology (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with special reference to the poneromorph subfamilies. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 355:1-90. [2011-08-10] PDF 132879: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); Ward, Brady, Fisher & Schultz, 2015Ward, P. S.; Brady, S. G.; Fisher, B. L.; Schultz, T. R. 2015. The evolution of myrmicine ants: phylogeny and biogeography of a hyperdiverse ant clade (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 40:61-81. PDF 142630: 65 (reclassification); Boudinot, 2015Boudinot, B. E. 2015. Contributions to the knowledge of Formicidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata): a new diagnosis of the family, the first global male-based key to subfamilies, and a treatment of early branching lineages. European Journal of Taxonomy 120:1-62. PDF 142740: 46 (diagnosis).


African Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana
Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru

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