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Subfamily: Ectatomminae   Emery, 1895 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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

Fossil: 3 genera, 12 species

Ectatommii Emery, 1895l PDF: 767. Type-genus: Ectatomma. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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).

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