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Ectatomma

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Taxonomy
Ectatomma was named by Smith (1858). It is extant. It is the type genus of Ectatommini, Ectatomminae.

It was assigned to Ectatomminae by Dlussky and Wedmann (2012); and to Ectatommini by Wheeler (1915), Bolton (2003) and Bolton (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Ectatomma Smith
1915Ectatomma Wheeler
2003Ectatomma Bolton p. 46
2012Ectatomma Bolton
2012Ectatomma Dlussky and Wedmann p. 728

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
Aculeata()
superfamilyVespoidea
familyFormicidae()
subfamilyEctatomminaeEmery 1895
tribeEctatomminiEmery 1895
genusEctatommaSmith 1858

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available