ProformicaRuzsky, 1902valid

25 valid species (4 synonyms), 3 valid subspecies (1 synonym, 1 unavailable)

Proformica Ruzsky, 1902dRuzsky, M. 1902d. Material on the ant fauna of the Caucasus and the Crimea. [In Russian.]. Protokoly Obshchestva Estestvoispytatelei pri Imperatorskom Kazanskom Universitete 206(suppl.):1-33. [1902]External_link: 13 [as subgenus of Formica]. Type-species: Formica nasuta, by monotypy. AntWeb AntWiki
[Proformica also described as new by Ruzsky, 1903bRuzsky, M. 1903b. Essay on the myrmecofauna of the Kirghiz steppe. [In Russian.]. Trudy Russkago Entomologicheskago Obshchestva 36:294-316. [1903-07-13] PDFExternal_link: 303.]. Proformica in Formicinae, Lasiini: Ashmead, 1905cAshmead, W. H. 1905c. A skeleton of a new arrangement of the families, subfamilies, tribes and genera of the ants, or the superfamily Formicoidea. Canadian Entomologist 37:381-384. [1905-11-01] PDFExternal_link: 384. Proformica in Camponotinae, Formicini: Forel, 1917Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 51:229-253. [1917-03-08] PDFExternal_link: 250. Proformica in Formicinae, Formicini: Bondroit, 1918Bondroit, J. 1918. Les fourmis de France et de Belgique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 87:1-174. [1918-12-24] PDFExternal_link: 40; Wheeler, 1922Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139.External_link: 699; Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 242; all subsequent authors except the following. Proformica in Formicinae, Formica genus group: Agosti, 1991Agosti, D. 1991. Revision of the oriental ant genus Cladomyrma, with an outline of the higher classification of the Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Systematic Entomology 16:293-310. [1991-07] PDFExternal_link: 295. Proformica as subgenus of Formica: Ruzsky, 1902dRuzsky, M. 1902d. Material on the ant fauna of the Caucasus and the Crimea. [In Russian.]. Protokoly Obshchestva Estestvoispytatelei pri Imperatorskom Kazanskom Universitete 206(suppl.):1-33. [1902]External_link: 13; Wheeler, 1910aWheeler, W. M. 1910a. Ants: their structure, development and behavior. New York: Columbia University Press, xxv + 663 pp. [1910-03]External_link: 143; Forel, 1917Forel, A. 1917. Cadre synoptique actuel de la faune universelle des fourmis. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 51:229-253. [1917-03-08] PDFExternal_link: 250; Wheeler, 1922Wheeler, W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. New York: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1139.External_link: 699; Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 242; Donisthorpe, 1943gDonisthorpe, H. 1943g. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [part]. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)10:617-688. [1943-09]External_link: 687; Creighton, 1950aCreighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 104:1-585. [1950-04] PDFExternal_link: 457. Proformica as genus: Bondroit, 1918Bondroit, J. 1918. Les fourmis de France et de Belgique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 87:1-174. [1918-12-24] PDFExternal_link: 40; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927bKuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1927b. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Proformica Ruzsky. Societas Entomologica. Stuttgart 42:26-28. [1927-06-01] PDFExternal_link: 26; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1928aKuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1928a. Beiträge zur Ameisenfauna Mittelasiens. I. Die Gattung Proformica, Ruzsky 1903. Zoologischer Anzeiger 75:7-23. [1928-01-02] PDFExternal_link: 7; subsequent authors except the above.
Genus Proformica references
Emery, 1925dEmery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183:1-302. [1925-12-31] PDFExternal_link: 242 (Formica (Proformica) diagnosis, catalogue); Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927bKuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1927b. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Proformica Ruzsky. Societas Entomologica. Stuttgart 42:26-28. [1927-06-01] PDFExternal_link: 28 (Turkestan species key); Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1928aKuznetsov-Ugamsky, N. N. 1928a. Beiträge zur Ameisenfauna Mittelasiens. I. Die Gattung Proformica, Ruzsky 1903. Zoologischer Anzeiger 75:7-23. [1928-01-02] PDFExternal_link: 7 (central Asia species key); Bernard, 1967aBernard, F. 1967a ("1968"). Faune de l'Europe et du Bassin Méditerranéen. 3. Les fourmis (Hymenoptera Formicidae) d'Europe occidentale et septentrionale. Paris: Masson, 411 pp. [1967-11] PDFExternal_link: 282 (diagnosis, Western Europe species key); Dlussky, 1969aDlussky, G. M. 1969a. Ants of the genus Proformica Ruzs. of the USSR and contiguous countries (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). [In Russian.]. Zoologicheskii Zhurnal 48:218-232. [1969-02] PDFExternal_link: 231 (Russia and contiguous countries, key); Tarbinsky, 1976Tarbinsky, Y. S. 1976. The ants of Kirghizia. [In Russian.]. Frunze: Ilim, 217 pp. [1976-06-04>] PDFExternal_link: 165 (Kyrghyzstan species key); Collingwood, 1978Collingwood, C. A. 1978. A provisional list of Iberian Formicidae with a key to the worker caste (Hym. Aculeata). EOS. Revista Española de Entomología 52:65-95. [1978-05-10] PDFExternal_link: 92 (Iberian Peninsula species key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987bAgosti, D.; Collingwood, C. A. 1987b. A provisional list of the Balkan ants (Hym. Formicidae) with a key to the worker caste. II. Key to the worker caste, including the European species without the Iberian. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 60:261-293. [1987-12-15] PDFExternal_link: 287 (Balkans species key); Atanasov & Dlussky, 1992: 287 (Bulgaria species key); Agosti, 1994bAgosti, D. 1994b. The phylogeny of the ant tribe Formicini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with the description of a new genus. Systematic Entomology 19:93-117. [1994-08-01] PDFExternal_link: 112 (diagnosis, review of genus); Radchenko, 1994bRadchenko, A. G. 1994b. Identification table for the ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of southern Siberia. [In Russian.]. Pp. 95-118 in: Kotenko, A. G. (ed.) 1994. Hymenopterous insects of Siberia and the Far East. [In Russian.]. Trudy Zapovednika "Daurskii" 3:1-147. [1994-06-10>]External_link: 115 (South Siberia species key); Arakelian, 1994Arakelian, G. R. 1994. Fauna of the Republic of Armenia. Hymenopterous insects. Ants (Formicidae). [In Russian.]. Erevan: Gitutium, 153 pp. [1994-06-20>] PDFExternal_link: 109 (Armenia species key); Bolton, 1994Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. [1994-07-25]External_link: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995aBolton, B. 1995a. A taxonomic and zoogeographical census of the extant ant taxa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Natural History 29:1037-1056. [1995-08] PDFExternal_link: 1052 (census); Bolton, 1995bBolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. [1995-10]External_link: 368 (catalogue); Collingwood & Prince, 1998Collingwood, C.; Prince, A. 1998. A guide to ants of continental Portugal (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia. Suplemento 5:1-49. [1998-07]External_link: 27 (Portugal species key); Wu & Wang, 1995aWu, J.; Wang, C. 1995a. The ants of China. [In Chinese.]. Beijing: China Forestry Publishing House, x + 214 pp. [1995-06]External_link: 148 (China species key); Bolton, 2003Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71:1-370. [2003-11-10] PDFExternal_link: 130 (synopsis); Dubovikoff, 2005Dubovikoff, D. A. 2005. А new species of the genus Proformica Ruzsky, 1902 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from North Ossetia and key to identification of Proformica species of the Caucasian Isthmus. [in Russian]. Kavkazskii Entomologicheskii Byulleten 1:189-191. PDFExternal_link: 190 (Caucasian Isthmus species key).
Genera
Acantholepis Euprenolepis Orbicapitia
Acropyga Eurytarsites Ovalicapito
Acrostigma Forelophilus Ovaligastrula
Adformica Formica Overbeckia
Agraulomyrmex Formicina Palaeosminthurus
Alloformica Fushuniformica Paraformica
Anacantholepis Gesomyrmex Paraparatrechina
Andragnathus Gigantiops Paraplagiolepis
Anoplolepis Glaphyromyrmex Paratrechina
Aphomomyrmex Hagiostigmacros Petalomyrmex
Aporomyrmex Heeridris Phasmomyrmex
Atopodon Hincksidris Plagiolepis
Bajcaridris Huaxiaformica Polyergus
Baroniurbania Iberoformica Polyrhachis
Brachymyrmex Imhoffia Prenolepis
Bregmatomyrma Kyromyrma Prodimorphomyrmex
Bryscha Lasiophanes Proformica
Calomyrmex Lasius Prolasius
Camponotites Lepisiota Protoformica
Camponotites Leptogasteritus Protrechina
Camponotus Leucotaphus Pseudocamponotus
Campostigmacros Liaoformica Pseudolasius
Cataglyphis Longiformica Pseudonotoncus
Cataglyphoides Machaeromyrma Pseudostigmacros
Chapmanella Magnogasterites Raptiformica
Chariostigmacros Malacomyrma Rhizomyrma
Chimaeromyrma Melophorus Rhopalomyrmex
Cladomyrma Mesanoplolepis Rossomyrmex
Conoformica Mesoxena Santschiella
Coptoformica Monocombus Serviformica
Curtipalpulus Myrmecocystus Shanwangella
Cyrtostigmacros Myrmecopsis Sicilomyrmex
Decamera Myrmecorhynchus Sinoformica
Dimorphomyrmex Myrmelachista Sinotenuicapito
Diodontolepis Myrmoteras Stigmacros
Donisthorpea Neaphomus Tapinolepis
Drymomyrmex Neoformica Teratomyrmex
Echinopla Nesolasius Trichomelophorus
Endiodioctes Notoncus Tylolasius
Eoleptocerites Notostigma Wilsonia
Eomonocombus Nylanderia Zatania
Eremnocystus Oecophylla Zealleyella
Erimelophorus Opisthopsis

†fossil valid synonym subspecies unidentifiable/excluded from Formicidae unavailable/nomen nudum homonym original combination View full key