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Subfamily: Ectatomminae   Emery, 1895 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 2 valid tribes, 12 valid genera, 305 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, Heteroponerini
Subfamily Ectatomminae references
Bolton, 2003 PDF: 45, 172 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette et al., 2006 PDF: 365 (phylogeny); Moreau et al., 2006 PDF: 102 (phylogeny); Brady et al., 2006 PDF: 18173 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007c PDF: 556 (classification); Keller, 2011 PDF: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); Boudinot, 2015 PDF: 51 (male diagnosis); Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019 PDF: 659 (phylogeny, Colombia fauna); Camacho et al., 2022 10.1093/isd/ixab026 PDF: 1 (phylogeny, classification), 9 (diagnosis), 15 (key to genera).
// Distribution


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

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