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Scientific classification (junior synonym of Ponerini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: †Archiponerini
Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988
Type genus

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Ponerini.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • †ARCHIPONERINI [junior synonym of Ponerini]
  • †Archiponerini Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78. Type-genus: †Archiponera Carpenter, 1930: 27.

Taxonomic History

  • †Archiponerini as tribe of Ponerinae: Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78.
  • †Archiponerini as junior synonym of Ponerini: Bolton, 1994: 164; Bolton, 2003: 43, 159; Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 52.