New taxa of Formicidae described in 2009.

This list is made up of taxa that are recorded in our database as newly described in the year 2009. Clicking on the name will connect you to the Hymenoptera Name Server to retrieve further information. These names represent the current state of the database, and may not be comprehensive for your group of interest. If you have further information, we are eager to add it to our records. To do so, please send and e-mail to the system administrator.


  1. Acanthognathus laevigatus Galvis & Fernández (added to database 01 Jun, 2015)
  2. Acropyga yushi Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  3. Amblyopone electrina Dlussky (added to database 09 Apr, 2012)
  4. Amblyopone groehni Dlussky (added to database 10 Apr, 2012)
  5. Amblyopone zaojun Terayama (added to database 10 Apr, 2012)
  6. Aphaenogaster baogong Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  7. Aphaenogaster fengbo Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  8. Aphaenogaster wangtian Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  9. Aphaenogaster wangye Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  10. Aphaenogaster xuantian Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  11. Aptinoma Fisher (added to database 22 Jul, 2009)
  12. Aptinoma antongil Fisher (added to database 22 Jul, 2009)
  13. Aptinoma mangabe Fisher (added to database 22 Jul, 2009)
  14. Austromorium Shattuck (added to database 23 Aug, 2009)
  15. Austromorium hetericki Shattuck (added to database 23 Aug, 2009)
  16. Bradoponera similis Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  17. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) kefir Ionescu-Hirsch (added to database 05 Aug, 2015)
  18. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) kugleri Ionescu-Hirsch (added to database 05 Aug, 2015)
  19. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sinaiticus Ionescu-Hirsch (added to database 05 Aug, 2015)
  20. Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) taniae Mackay & Delsinne (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  21. Camponotus royi Shattuck & Janda (added to database 05 Jun, 2015)
  22. Camponotus triodiae McArthur (added to database 09 Sep, 2009)
  23. Carebara qianliyan Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  24. Cataglyphis espadaleri Cagniant (added to database 14 Mar, 2013)
  25. Cataglyphis fossilis Cagniant (added to database 14 Mar, 2013)
  26. Cataglyphis marroui Cagniant (added to database 14 Mar, 2013)
  27. Cataglyphis mauritanica occidentalis Cagniant (added to database 14 Mar, 2013)
  28. Cerapachys doryloides Borowiec (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  29. Cerapachys eguchii Borowiec (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  30. Cerapachys paradoxus Borowiec (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  31. Crematogaster (Orthocrema) reticulata Hosoishi (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  32. Crematogaster (Physocrema) tanakai Hosoishi & Ogata (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  33. Crematogaster (Physocrema) yamanei Hosoishi & Ogata (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  34. Diaphoromyrma Fernández, Delabie & Nascimento (added to database 28 Dec, 2012)
  35. Diaphoromyrma sofiae Fernández, Delabie & Nascimento (added to database 28 Dec, 2012)
  36. Discothyrea yueshen Terayama (added to database 30 Jun, 2014)
  37. Euprenolepis echinata LaPolla (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  38. Euprenolepis maschwitzi LaPolla (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  39. Euprenolepis thrix LaPolla (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  40. Euprenolepis variegata LaPolla (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  41. Euprenolepis wittei LaPolla (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  42. Euprenolepis zeta LaPolla (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  43. Formica anatolica Seifert & Schultz (added to database 09 Sep, 2009)
  44. Formica orangea Seifert & Schultz (added to database 09 Sep, 2009)
  45. Formica persica Seifert & Schultz (added to database 09 Sep, 2009)
  46. Formica tarimica Seifert & Schultz (added to database 09 Sep, 2009)
  47. Formica tianshanica Seifert & Schultz (added to database 09 Sep, 2009)
  48. Formosimyrma Terayama (added to database 14 May, 2011)
  49. Formosimyrma lanyuensis Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  50. Gesomyrmex breviceps Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann (added to database 23 Jul, 2009)
  51. Gesomyrmex curiosus Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann (added to database 23 Jul, 2009)
  52. Gesomyrmex flavescens Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann (added to database 23 Jul, 2009)
  53. Gesomyrmex germanicus Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann (added to database 23 Jul, 2009)
  54. Gesomyrmex pulcher Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann (added to database 23 Jul, 2009)
  55. Gnamptogenys rohdendorfi Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  56. Kalathomyrmex Klingenberg & Brandão (added to database 28 Dec, 2012)
  57. Lepisiota hexiangu Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  58. Leptomyrmex aitchisoni Smith & Shattuck (added to database 20 Jul, 2009)
  59. Leptomyrmex burwelli Smith & Shattuck (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  60. Leptomyrmex dolichoscapus Smith & Shattuck (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  61. Leptomyrmex garretti Smith & Shattuck (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  62. Leptomyrmex pilosus Smith & Shattuck (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  63. Leptomyrmex ramorniensis Smith & Shattuck (added to database 21 Jul, 2009)
  64. Messor desertora He & Song (added to database 01 Jun, 2015)
  65. Messor nondentatus He & Song (added to database 01 Jun, 2015)
  66. Monomorium zhinu Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  67. Myrmecina alpina Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  68. Myrmecina difficulta Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  69. Myrmecina eruga Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  70. Myrmecina inaequala Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  71. Myrmecina kaigong Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  72. Myrmecina pumila Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  73. Myrmecina silvalaeva Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  74. Myrmecina silvampla Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  75. Myrmecina silvangula Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  76. Myrmecina silvarugosa Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  77. Myrmecina silvatransversa Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  78. Myrmecina wesselensis Shattuck (added to database 25 Jul, 2009)
  79. Myrmica alperti Elmes & Radchenko (added to database 07 Apr, 2013)
  80. Myrmica emeryi Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 10 Apr, 2013)
  81. Myrmica heterorhytida Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  82. Myrmica hlavaci Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  83. Myrmica multiplex Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  84. Myrmica phalacra Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  85. Myrmica pleiorhytida Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  86. Myrmica schulzi Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  87. Myrmica sculptiventris Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  88. Myrmica varisculpta Radchenko & Rigato (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  89. Myrmica weberi Elmes & Radchenko (added to database 07 Apr, 2013)
  90. Myrmica yunnanensis Radchenko & Elmes (added to database 04 Jun, 2015)
  91. Oxyepoecus myops de Albuquerque & Brandão (added to database 28 Dec, 2012)
  92. Oxyepoecus rosai de Albuquerque & Brandão (added to database 28 Dec, 2012)
  93. Pachycondyla cavimaculata Wang, Shen & Zhao (added to database 30 Jun, 2014)
  94. Pachycondyla conservata Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  95. Pachycondyla tianzun Terayama (added to database 26 Jun, 2014)
  96. Pachycondyla tristis Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  97. Paratrechina kongming Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  98. Paratrecina guanyin Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  99. Pheidole bigote Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  100. Pheidole branstetteri Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  101. Pheidole carinote Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  102. Pheidole debilis Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  103. Pheidole eowilsoni Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  104. Pheidole epiphyta Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  105. Pheidole fossimandibula Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  106. Pheidole gymnoceras Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  107. Pheidole janzeni Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  108. Pheidole karolmorae Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  109. Pheidole karolsetosa Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  110. Pheidole lagunculinoda Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  111. Pheidole leoncortesi Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  112. Pheidole mesomontana Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  113. Pheidole pararugiceps Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  114. Pheidole phanigaster Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  115. Pheidole picobarva Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  116. Pheidole purpurea Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  117. Pheidole rhinomontana Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  118. Pheidole sebofila Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  119. Pheidole sparsisculpta Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  120. Pheidole synanthropica Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  121. Pheidole tenuicephala Longino (added to database 24 Aug, 2009)
  122. Plagiolepis longwang Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  123. Plesiomyrmex Dlussky & Radchenko (added to database 24 Nov, 2014)
  124. Plesiomyrmex tubulatus Dlussky & Radchenko (added to database 24 Nov, 2014)
  125. Pogonomyrmex kusnezovi Cuezzo & Claver (added to database 01 Jun, 2015)
  126. Pogonomyrmex mendozanus Cuezzo & Claver (added to database 01 Jun, 2015)
  127. Pogonomyrmex mohavensis Johnson (added to database 10 Jan, 2010)
  128. Polyrhachis (Myrma) pirata Sorger & Zettel (added to database 05 Sep, 2009)
  129. Polyrhachis annosus Wappler, Dlussky & Reuter (added to database 05 Jun, 2015)
  130. Polyrhachis dorowi Kohout (added to database 03 Jun, 2015)
  131. Ponera hubeiensis Wang, Shen & Zhao (added to database 30 Jun, 2015)
  132. Ponera lobulifera Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  133. Ponera mayri Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  134. Ponera rishen Terayama (added to database 23 Jun, 2011)
  135. Ponera shennong Terayama (added to database 23 Jun, 2011)
  136. Ponera taiyangshen Terayama (added to database 30 Jun, 2014)
  137. Ponera wheeleri Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  138. Ponera yuhuang Terayama (added to database 23 Jun, 2011)
  139. Procerapachys sulcatus Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  140. Proceratium eocenicum Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  141. Propodilobus Branstetter (added to database 05 Sep, 2009)
  142. Protanilla lini Terayama (added to database 30 Jun, 2014)
  143. Protomyrmica Dlussky & Radchenko (added to database 24 Nov, 2014)
  144. Protomyrmica atavia Dlussky & Radchenko (added to database 24 Nov, 2014)
  145. Pseudolasius longiscapus Wang, Shen & Zhao (added to database 30 Jun, 2015)
  146. Ravavy Fisher (added to database 22 Jul, 2009)
  147. Ravavy miafina Fisher (added to database 22 Jul, 2009)
  148. Rhopalomastix mazu Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  149. Simopone huode Terayama (added to database 30 Jun, 2014)
  150. Technomyrmex briani Sharaf (added to database 03 Apr, 2010)
  151. Temnothorax huatuo Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  152. Temnothorax kuixing Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  153. Temnothorax leigong Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  154. Temnothorax leimu Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  155. Temnothorax tianpeng Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  156. Temnothorax yanwan Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  157. Tetramorium parvioculum Guillem & Bensusan (added to database 01 Jun, 2015)
  158. Tetraponera europaea Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  159. Tetraponera groehni Dlussky (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  160. Tetraponera hespera Ward (added to database 05 Jun, 2015)
  161. Tetraponera hirsuta Ward (added to database 10 Jan, 2010)
  162. Tetraponera inermis Ward (added to database 10 Jan, 2010)
  163. Tetraponera manangotra Ward (added to database 10 Jan, 2010)
  164. Tetraponera merita Ward (added to database 10 Jan, 2010)
  165. Tropidomyrmex Silva, Feitosa, Brandão & Diniz (added to database 28 Dec, 2012)
  166. Tropidomyrmex elianae Silva, Feitosa, Brandão & Diniz (added to database 28 Dec, 2012)
  167. Vollenhovia menshen Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  168. Vollenhovia shunfenger Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)
  169. Vollenhovia xingjun Terayama (added to database 01 Jul, 2014)