Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)
Extant: 7 valid species, 3 valid subspecies
Taxon Page Images:
worker recruit to food. Ants in this subfamily often arrive in large numbers to resources, maintaining trails between their nest and persistent food source. Diamond Creek, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild
(According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists) Genus is native to: Australasia, Indomalaya, Oceania, Palearctic bioregions (based on species list records).Afrotropical Region: South AfricaAustralasia Region: Australia
, New Caledonia
, New Zealand
, Papua New GuineaIndomalaya Region: IndonesiaMalagasy Region: Mauritius
, ReunionNearctic Region: United StatesOceania Region: Fiji
, TongaPalearctic Region: China
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