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Subfamily: Paraponerinae   Emery, 1901 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid tribe, 1 valid genus, 1 valid species

Fossil: 1 valid 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: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 47, 178; Brady, et al. 2006: 18173; Moreau et al., 2006 PDF: 102; Ouellette et al., 2006 PDF: 365; Ward, 2007c PDF: 555; Boudinot, 2015 PDF: 47.
Tribes of Paraponerinae: Paraponerini
Subfamily references
Bolton, 2003 PDF: 47, 178 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette et al., 2006 PDF: 365 (phylogeny); Brady et al., 2006 PDF: 18173 (phylogeny); Moreau et al., 2006 PDF: 102 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007c PDF: 555 (classification); Boudinot, 2015 PDF: 47 (male diagnosis); Delsinne et al., 2019 PDF: 637 (Colombia species)
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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