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Genus: Parvaponera   Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 5 valid species, 2 valid subspecies

Parvaponera Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 198. Type-species: Belonopelta darwinii, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL
Genus Parvaponera references
Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 198 (diagnosis, synoptic description, distribution, ecology and behavior, phylogenetic and taxonomic considerations).

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Parvaponera darwinii (Forel, 1893): Gyne,Western Ghats,Trivandrum,Kerala,India. Dr Kalesh Sadasivan




Parvaponera worker from Westernghats, Kerala, India

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Central African Republic, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
    Asia: China, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Oceania, Palearctic

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