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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:

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


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