Remarks on the internal phylogeny and subfamily classification of the familyFormicidae

@article{Brown2005RemarksOT,
  title={Remarks on the internal phylogeny and subfamily classification of the familyFormicidae},
  author={William L. Brown},
  journal={Insectes Sociaux},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={21-31}
}
  • W. L. Brown
  • Published 1 March 1954
  • Biology
  • Insectes Sociaux
At present, the most widely accepted subfamily classification of the Formicidae is that gradually evolved over many years by MAvR, FOREL and E.~IERY and refined most recently by W. M. WHEELER (1920, 1923). Eight subfamilies are distinguished : Ponerinx, Cerapachyinae, Dorylin~, Leptanillinx, Pseudomyrmicin~, Myrmicin~e, Dolichoderin~e and Formicinw. Clark has raised anew or resurrected seven additional subfamilies in his work of t952: Myrmeciinx , Nothomyrmeciinw, Eusphinctin~e, Amblyoponin~e… 

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