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Genus: Holcoponera   Mayr, 1887 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 40 valid species

Holcoponera Mayr, 1887 PDF: 540 [as subgenus of Ectatomma]. Type-species: Gnamptogenys striatula, by subsequent designation of Emery, 1911e PDF: 40. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Holcoponera Mayr, 1887 in Ponerinae, Ectatommini: Emery, 1895l PDF: 767; Emery, 1911e PDF: 40; Forel, 1917 PDF: 236; Gallardo, 1918c PDF: 21; Wheeler, 1922: 643; all subsequent authors.
Holcoponera Mayr, 1887 as subgenus of Ectatomma: Mayr, 1887 PDF: 540; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 23; Emery, 1895l PDF: 767; Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 135.
Holcoponera Mayr, 1887 as junior synonym of Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g PDF: 211; all subsequent authors.
Genus Holcoponera references:
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Neotropical
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Neotropical

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