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Genus: Poneracantha   Emery, 1897 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 18 valid species

Fossil: 1 valid species

Poneracantha Emery, 1897: 547 [as subgenus of Ectatomma]. Type-species: Ectatomma bispinosum, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Poneracantha as junior synonym of Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g PDF: 211; all subsequent authors.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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