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Genus: Asphinctopone   Santschi, 1914 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 3 valid species

Asphinctopone Santschi, 1914d PDF: 318. Type-species: Asphinctopone silvestrii, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Asphinctopone in Ponerinae, Ponerini: Forel, 1917 PDF: 238 [subtribe Ponerini]; Wheeler, 1922: 650; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 44, 160; Bolton & Fisher, 2008a PDF: 53.
Asphinctopone as genus: all authors.
Genus Asphinctopone catalogues
Genus Asphinctopone references
Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Bolton & Fisher, 2008a PDF: 54, 57 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Hawkes, 2010 PDF: 28 (all species key); Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1 PDF: 70 (diagnosis, synopsis); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 204 (diagnosis).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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