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Subfamily Myrmicinae Lepeletier 1835 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 70731

Alternative spelling: Myrmicidae

Invalid subtaxa: Aphaenogaster longaeva Scudder 1877 [nomen dubium] (no. 209091), Brachytarsites Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228165), Clavipetiola Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228170), Fushunomyrmex Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228156), Orbigastrula Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228158), Quadrulicapito Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228168), Quineangulicapito Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228161), Sinomyrmex Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228153), Sphaerogasterites Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228163), Wumyrmex Hong 2002 [nomen nudum] (no. 228172)

Parent taxon: Formicidae according to G. M. Dlussky et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Agroecomyrmecinae, Amblyoponinae, Aneuretinae, Brownimeciinae, Calyptites, Camelomecia, Dolichoderinae, Dorylinae, Ecitoninae, Ectatomminae, Eoformica, Fonsecahymen, Formiciinae, Formicinae, Gerontoformica, Klondikia, Kohlsimyrma, Leptanillinae, Myanmyrma, Myrmeciinae, Myrmicites, Paraponerinae, Ponerinae, Proceratiinae, Pseudomyrmecinae, Sphecomyrmicinae, Sphecomyrminae

Subtaxa: Afromyrma, Agastomyrma, Attini, Biamomyrma, Bilobomyrma, Boltonidris, Cephalomyrmex, Cephites, Crematogastrini, Electromyrmex, Enneamerus, Eocenidris, Eomyrmex, Fallomyrma, Ilemomyrmex, Melissotarsus, Miosolenopsis, Myrmecites, Myrmicini, Pogonomyrmecini, Pseudomyrmini, Sima, Solenopsidini, Solenopsites, Stenammini, Zhangidris

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Type: Myrmica

Ecology: epifaunal grazer