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Subfamily: †Sphecomyrminae   Wilson & Brown, 1967 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)


Fossil: 3 tribes, 14 genera, 27 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 (extinct) of †Sphecomyrminae: †Haidomyrmecini, †Sphecomyrmini, †Zigrasimeciini.
Subfamily and tribes references
Bolton, 2003 PDF: 74, 260 (diagnoses, comments, synopsis).
Genera references
Barden & Grimaldi, 2014 PDF: 18 (key to Sphecomyrmodes = Gerontoformica workers); Perrichot, Wang & Engel, 2016 10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.075 PDF: Supplemental Information (key to Haidomyrmecini genera); Borysenko, 2017 PDF: 15 (revision)


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Indomalaya Region: Myanmar
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Palearctic Region: France, Russia

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