Eciton Latreille, 1804 valid neuter
Eciton Latreille, 1804: 179 Type-species: Formica hamata (obsolete combination of Eciton hamatum), by subsequent designation of Swainson & Shuckard, 1840: 173.
  • Eciton in Myrmicites: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 172.
  • Eciton in Poneridae, Myrmicidae: Smith, 1858a: 148.
  • Eciton in Myrmicinae: Mayr, 1865: 17 [Myrmicidae]; Cresson, 1887: 259 [Myrmicidae].
  • Eciton in Dorylinae: Forel, 1878c: 365 (footnote) [Dorylidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893: 1; Forel, 1895b: 118; Forel, 1899b: 22; Brady et al., 2014: 5.
  • Eciton in Dorylinae, Ecitonini: Forel, 1893b: 163; Emery, 1895l: 765 [Ecitonii]; Emery, 1910b: 17 [Ecitini]; Wheeler, 1910a: 138; Forel, 1917: 240; Gallardo, 1920: 312; Wheeler, 1922: 635; Borgmeier, 1923: 37; Donisthorpe, 1943g: 641; Borgmeier, 1955: 79; Kempf, 1972b: 101; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79.
  • Eciton in Ecitoninae: Brown, 1973b: 166; Snelling, 1981: 392.
  • Eciton in Ecitoninae, Ecitonini: Ashmead, 1905c: 381; Ashmead, 1906: 24; Bolton, 1990c: 1357; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 12; Jaffe, 1993: 13; Bolton, 1994: 39; all subsequent authors.
Junior synonyms
Obsolete classifications
Genus Eciton references

Smith, 1858a: 148 (diagnosis); Roger, 1863b: 36 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a: 408 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 17, 77 (diagnosis, all species key); Mayr, 1886a: 115 (all species key); Dalla Torre, 1893: 1 (catalogue); Emery, 1900e: 176 (all species, males key); Emery, 1910b: 17 (diagnosis, subgenera key, catalogue); Gallardo, 1920: 312 (Argentina species key); Borgmeier, 1955: 162, 175 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Kempf, 1972b: 101 (Neotropical catalogue); Watkins, 1976: 9 (all species key); Watkins, 1982: 209 (Mexico species key); Billen, 1986b: 170 (Dufour's gland); Brandão, 1991: 341 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a: 1049 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 184 (catalogue); Palacio, 1999: 151 (Colombia species key); Borowiec, 2016: 129 (worker, male diagnosis); Cantone, 2017: 131 (brief male diagnosis); Palacio, 2019: 585 (Colombia species key); Palacio, 2019: 599 (Colombia species key)

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Extant: 12 valid species, 17 valid subspecies

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