†Sphecomyrminae Wilson & Brown, 1967 valid
†Sphecomyrminae Wilson & Brown, 1967: 6 Type-genus: Sphecomyrma
  • †Sphecomyrminae as family: Dlussky, 1983: 77 [Sphecomyrmidae]; Dlussky, 1987: 132 [Sphecomyrmidae]; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 [Sphecomyrmidae].
  • †Sphecomyrminae as subfamily of Formicidae: Wilson et al., 1967: 6; Dlussky, 1975a: 114; Wilson, 1987b: 49; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 9; Bolton, 1994: 184; Dlussky, 1996b: 83; Grimaldi et al., 1997: 7; Dlussky, 1999a: 63; Bolton, 2003: 74, 260; Perrichot et al., 2008: 95.
  • †Sphecomyrminae as stem ant subfamily of Formicidae: Ward, 2007c: 555.
  • †Sphecomyrminae as senior synonym of †Armaniinae: Borysenko, 2017: 15 (implied).
Tribes (extinct) of †Sphecomyrminae: †Sphecomyrmini, †Zigrasimeciini
Subfamily and tribes references

Bolton, 2003: 74, 260 (diagnoses, comments, synopsis); Cao et al., 2020: 162 (emended diagnosis of †Zigrasimeciini).

Genera references

Barden & Grimaldi, 2014: 18 (key to Sphecomyrmodes = Gerontoformica workers); Perrichot et al., 2016: Supplemental Information (key to Haidomyrmecini genera); Borysenko, 2017: 15 (revision); Cao et al., 2020: 163 (worker-based key to genera of †Zigrasimeciini)

Citations

Fossil: 2 valid tribes, 6 valid genera, 14 valid species

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