Myrmecocystus Wesmael, 1838 valid masculine
Myrmecocystus Wesmael, 1838: 770 Type-species: Myrmecocystus mexicanus, by monotypy.
Junior synonyms
Genus Myrmecocystus references

Forel, 1878c: 372 (diagnosis); Cresson, 1887: 255 (U.S.A. catalogue); Dalla Torre, 1893: 216 (catalogue); Wheeler, 1912e: 173 (all species key); Emery, 1925d: 238 (diagnosis, catalogue); Cole, 1942: 385 (U.S.A., Utah species key); Creighton, 1950a: 440 (North America species key); Gregg, 1963: 643 (U.S.A., Colorado species key); Snelling, 1969b: 6 (Myrmecocystus melliger complex, key); Snelling, 1976: 22, 25, 27, 93, 115 (diagnosis, all species revision, keys); Smith, 1979: 1445 (North America catalogue); Snelling, 1982b: 77, 83 (supplements to 1976 keys); Allred, 1982: 451 (U.S.A., Utah species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g: 69 (U.S.A., Nevada species key); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 274 (catalogue); Mackay & MacKay, 2002: 344 (U.S.A., New Mexico species key); Cantone, 2017: 161 (brief male diagnosis)

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Extant: 29 valid species

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