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Subfamily: Ectatomminae   Emery, 1895 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

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

Fossil: 3 genera, 12 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)


Region: Australia, Barrow Island, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Queensland, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu, Western Australia
Region: China, Denmark
Region: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, United States
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 do Sul, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
Region: Fiji, Micronesia
Region: Port of Entry, Tree of Life
Region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Borneo, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Xishuangbanna

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