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Subfamily: Heteroponerinae   Bolton, 2003 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 1 valid tribe, 3 valid genera, 33 valid species

Heteroponerinae Bolton, 2003 PDF: 46, 176. Type-genus: Heteroponera. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Heteroponerini Jaffe, 1993: 8 [as tribe of Ponerinae]. Unavailable name; proposed without diagnosis.
Heteroponerini Fernández, Palacio, et al. 1996: 362 [as tribe of Ponerinae]. Unavailable name; proposed without diagnosis.
Heteroponerinae as poneromorph subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 46, 176.
Heteroponerinae as formicoid ectaheteromorph subfamily of Formicidae: Ward, 2007C PDF: 556.
Tribe of Heteroponerinae: Heteroponerini.
Subfamily references
Bolton, 2003 PDF: 46, 176 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette, Fisher, et al. 2006: 359 (phylogeny); Moreau, Bell, et al. 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Brady, Schultz, et al. 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007C PDF: 556 (classification); Fernández & Arias-Penna, 2008 PDF: 31 (Neotropical genera key); Keller, 2011 PDF: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); Boudinot, 2015 PDF: 51 (male diagnosis)

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela
    Asia: Azerbaijan
    Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Neotropical, Palearctic


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