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Subfamily: Paraponerinae   Emery, 1901 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Extant: 1 tribe, 1 genus, 1 species

Fossil: 1 species

Paraponerii Emery, 1901b PDF: 36 . Type-genus: Paraponera. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Paraponerinae as poneromorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 47, 178.
Paraponerinae as poneroid subfamily of Formicidae: Ouellette, Fisher, et al. 2006: 365; Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173; Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102; Ward, 2007C PDF: 555.
Tribe of Paraponerinae: Paraponerini.
Subfamily references
Bolton, 2003Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and classification of Formicidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71:1-370. [2003-11-10] PDF 130789: 47, 178 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette, Fisher, et al. 2006: 365 (phylogeny); Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007CWard, P. S. 2007C. Phylogeny, classification, and species-level taxonomy of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zootaxa 1668:549-563. [2007-12-21] PDF 132572: 555 (classification); Boudinot, 2015Boudinot, B. E. 2015. Contributions to the knowledge of Formicidae (Hymenoptera, Aculeata): a new diagnosis of the family, the first global male-based key to subfamilies, and a treatment of early branching lineages. European Journal of Taxonomy 120:1-62. PDF 142740: 47 (male diagnosis)


Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Mato Grosso do Sul, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

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