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Subfamily: †Sphecomyrminae   Wilson & Brown, 1967 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Fossil: 1 valid tribe, 4 valid genera, 11 valid species

†Sphecomyrminae Wilson & Brown, 1967 PDF: 6. Type-genus: Sphecomyrma. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

†Sphecomyrminae as family: Dlussky, 1983 PDF: 77 [Sphecomyrmidae]; Dlussky, 1987 PDF: 132 [Sphecomyrmidae]; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 [Sphecomyrmidae]
†Sphecomyrminae as stem ant subfamily of Formicidae: Ward, 2007c PDF: 555.
†Sphecomyrminae as senior synonym of †Armaniinae: Borysenko, 2017 PDF: 15 (implied)
Tribes of †Sphecomyrminae: †Sphecomyrmini
Subfamily and tribes references
Bolton, 2003 PDF: 74, 260 (diagnoses, comments, synopsis); Cao et al., 2020 10.25849/myrmecol.news_030:161 PDF: 162 (emended diagnosis of †Zigrasimeciini); Boudinot et al., 2020 10.3897/zookeys.1005.57629 PDF: 37 (genera key)
Genera references
Barden & Grimaldi, 2014 10.1371/journal.pone.0093627 PDF: 18 (key to Sphecomyrmodes = Gerontoformica workers); Perrichot et al., 2016 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.075 PDF: Supplemental Information (key to Haidomyrmecini genera); Borysenko, 2017 PDF: 15 (revision); Cao et al., 2020 10.25849/myrmecol.news_030:161 PDF: 163 (worker-based key to genera of †Zigrasimeciini)
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: Myanmar
    Europe: France
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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