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Classification after Bolton (2003).
Containing group: Myrmicinae


The Phalacromyrmecini shares the following synapomorphies with the other members of the dacetine tribe group (Bolton 2003): In addition, the tribe has the following apomorphies:


Bolton, B. 1984. Diagnosis and relationships of the myrmicine ant genus Ishakidris gen. n. Systematic Entomology 9: 373-382.

Bolton, B. 1994. Identification Guide to the Ant Genera of the World. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Bolton, B. 1995. A New General Catalogue of the Ants of the World. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Bolton, B. 1998. Monophyly of the dacetonine tribe-group and its component tribes. Bulletin of the Natural History Museum (Entomology Series) 67: 65-78.

Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. 370 pp. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Vol. 71. Gainesville, FL.

Hölldobler, B. and E. O. Wilson. 1990. The Ants. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Wheeler, G. C. & Wheeler, J. 1976. Ant larvae: review and synthesis. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington 74: 1-108.

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