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Subfamily: Ectatomminae   Emery, 1895 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

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

Fossil: 3 valid genera, 14 valid 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 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)

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Australasia Region: Australia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Indomalaya Region: Borneo, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand
Nearctic Region: United States
Neotropical Region: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
Oceania Region: Fiji
Palearctic Region: China, Germany, Italy, U.S.A.


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