Dorylinae Leach, 1815 valid
Dorylida Leach, 1815: 147 Type-genus: Dorylus
  • Dorylinae as family: Leach, 1815: 147 [Dorylida (family-group name)]; Haliday, 1836: 331 [Dorylidae]; Swainson & Shuckard, 1840: 175 [Dorylidae]; Shuckard, 1840a: 188 [Dorylidae]; Smith, 1859c: 1 [Dorylidae]; Mayr, 1866b: 895 [Dorylidae]; Smith, 1871b: 225 [Dorylidae]; André, 1882a: 125 [Dorylidae]; Cresson, 1887: 93 [Dorylidae]; Emery, 1894h: 381 [Dorylidae]; Ashmead, 1905c: 381 [Dorylidae]; Ashmead, 1906: 21 [Dorylidae]; Bernard, 1951c: 1046 [Dorylidae]; Bernard, 1953b: 217 [Dorylidae].
  • Dorylinae as subfamily of Dorylidae: Ashmead, 1905c: 381; Ashmead, 1906: 25.
  • Dorylinae as subfamily of Formicidae: Mayr, 1865: 16 [Dorylidae]; Emery, 1877b: 70 [Dorylidae]; Forel, 1878c: 365 [Dorylidae]; Emery & Forel, 1879: 465 [Dorylidae]; André, 1881c: 64 [Dorylidae]; Forel, 1892k: 220 [Dorylidae]; Forel, 1893b: 163; Dalla Torre, 1893: 1; Forel, 1895b: 118 [Dorylidae]; Emery, 1895l: 764 [subfamily spelled Dorylini]; Emery, 1896e: 174; Forel, 1899b: 22; Forel, 1901a: 462; Forel, 1901d: 139; Emery, 1901b: 36; Bingham, 1903: 1; Emery, 1910b: 3; Wheeler, 1910a: 137; Arnold, 1915: 110; Escherich, 1917: 2 [Dorylini]; Forel, 1917: 239; Bondroit, 1918: 14 [Dorylitae]; Wheeler, 1920: 53; Wheeler, 1922: 632; Clark, 1951: 16; Brown, 1954e: 28; Borgmeier, 1955: 51; all subsequent authors.
  • Dorylinae as dorylomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 36, 147; Brady & Ward, 2005: 593.
  • Dorylinae as formicoid subfamily of Formicidae: Moreau et al., 2006: 102.
  • Dorylinae as formicoid dorylomorph subfamily of Formicidae: Brady et al., 2006: 18173; Ward, 2007c: 555.
  • Dorylinae as senior synonym of Acanthostichini, Aenictinae, Aenictogitoninae, Cerapachyinae (Eusphinctinae and Lioponerini), Cheliomyrmecini, Cylindromyrmecini, Ecitoninae, Leptanilloidinae: Brady et al., 2014: 5.
Junior synonyms
Obsolete classifications
Subfamily Dorylinae References World

Borowiec, 2016: 18 (diagnosis); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 45 (diagnosis)

Regional and national faunas with keys

[for references prior to 2015 see under the previous components of the subfamily: Acanthostichus, Aenictogiton, Aenictus, Cerapachyini, Cheliomyrmex, Cylindromyrmex, Dorylus, Ecitonini, Leptanilloidinae]; Baccaro et al., 2015: 70, 144 (Brazil genera key, text); Borowiec, 2016: 18, 37, 52 (subfamily diagnosis, key to genera (workers), key to genera (males)); Palacio, 2019: 577 (Colombia genera key).

Citations

Extant: 0 valid tribes (1 obsolete combination, 1 unavailable misspelling), 27 valid genera (29 synonyms, 1 homonym, 1 excluded from Formicidae), 702 valid species (171 synonyms, 5 homonyms, 2 unidentifiable, 7 unavailable, 1 excluded from Formicidae, 510 obsolete combinations, 1 unavailable misspelling)

Fossil: 1 valid genus, 8 valid species