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Genus: Mayriella   Forel, 1902 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 9 valid species

Mayriella Forel, 1902j PDF: 452. Type-species: Mayriella abstinens, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayriella in Myrmicinae, Meranoplini: Emery, 1914e PDF: 41; Forel, 1917 PDF: 244; Wheeler, 1922: 663; Emery, 1924f PDF: 223; Wheeler, 1934a PDF: 176; Wheeler, 1935a PDF: 6 (in key); Wheeler, 1935e PDF: 151; all subsequent authors to the following.
Genus Mayriella references
Emery, 1924f PDF: 223 (diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, 1935e PDF: 154 (all species key); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 65 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 37 (Australia, New Zealand checklist); Dlussky & Radchenko, 1990: 124 (all species key); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 249 (catalogue); Kugler, 1997 PDF: 193 (sting structure); Shattuck, 1999: 140 (Australia synopsis); Shattuck & Barnett, 2007: 440 (all species revision, key).

Taxon Page Images:

A tiny Mayriella ebbei worker forages along the floor of a Eucalyptus woodland. Diamond Creek, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Bhutan, Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
    Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Mayriella   Dlussky, G. M. & Radchenko, A. G., 1990, [The ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Vietnam. Subfamily Pseudomyrmicinae. Subfamily Myrmicinae (tribes Calyptomyrmecini, Meranoplini, Cataulacini).], [News of faunistics and systematics.], Kiev: Naukova Dumka, pp. 119-125: 123, (download) 123 21374
Mayriella   Eguchi, K., Viet, B. T. & Yamane, S., 2011, Generic synopsis of the Formicidae of Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera), Part I - Myrmicinae and Pseudomyrmicinae., Zootaxa 2878, pp. 1-61: 18-19, (download) 18-19 23462
Mayriella   Shattuck, S. O. & Barnett, N. J., 2007, Revision of the ant genus Mayriella., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 437-458: 440, (download) 440 21289

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