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Extant: 5 valid species
|Emeryopone as junior synonym of Belonopelta: Baroni Urbani, 1975b PDF: 296; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10.|
Genus Emeryopone Forel Emeryopone Forel, 1912 3: 761. Type species: Emeryopone buttelreepeni, by monotypy. Emeryopone buttelreepeni Forel, 1913 4,36:15 (w.) Emeryopone junior synonym of Belonopelta: Baroni Urbani 1, 1975: 296. Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1995:28.HNS
Revived from synonymy: Bolton, 1995:28.
General Diagnosis of the genus:
Small to medium size, mandibles long with 5-6 tooth, apical tooth unusually long, and broadly curved. Antennae 12 segmented with 3 segmented club. Eyes formed from one to ten ommatidia. Frontal lobes present. Alitrunk with well developed sutures. Petiole squamose with a well formed subpetiolar process. Hind tibia with a single pectinate spur. Body generally sculptured.