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Genus: Chelaner   Emery, 1914 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 52 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Chelaner Emery, 1914f PDF: 410 [as subgenus of Monomorium]. Type-species: Monomorium forcipatum, by subsequent designation of Emery, 1922c PDF: 168. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Chelaner in Myrmicinae, Solenopsidini: Forel, 1917 PDF: 242 [subtribe Monomoriini]; Emery, 1922c PDF: 168; all subsequent authors except the following.
Chelaner (and its junior synonyms Notomyrmex, Protholcomyrmex, Schizopelta) as junior synonym of Monomorium: Bolton, 1987 PDF: 300; Heterick, 2001 PDF: 354.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, French Polynesia, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Oceania

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