Checklist of Ponera species

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Ponera
Ponerinae
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Ponera coarctata
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 61
Invalid Species 13
Fossils 5
Countries Occupied 81
Year Described 1804
First Species Described 1802
Last Species Described 2019

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Ponera. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Ponera species and for distribution information see Ponera species by Country.

A

alisana Terayama, 1986 (China, Taiwan)
alpha Taylor, 1967 (New Guinea)
augusta Taylor, 1967 (New Guinea)

B

bableti Perrault, 1993 (French Polynesia)
baka Xu, Z., 2001 (China)
bawana Xu, Z., 2001 (China)
bishamon Terayama, 1996 (Japan)
borneensis Taylor, 1967 (Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia)

C

chapmani Taylor, 1967 (New Guinea, Philippines)
chiponensis Terayama, 1986 (Taiwan)
clavicornis Emery, 1900 (Australia, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu)
coarctata (Latreille, 1802) (Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
   • Formica contracta Latreille, 1802
   • Ponera coarctata atlantis Santschi, 1921
   • Ponera coarctata lucida Emery, 1898

colaensis Mann, 1921 (Fiji)

D

diodonta Xu, Z., 2001 (China)

E

elegantula Wilson, 1957 (New Guinea)
exotica Smith, M.R., 1962 (Comoros, Mayotte, Seychelles, United States)

G

guangxiensis Zhou, 2001 (China)

H

hubeiensis Wang, W. & Zhao, 2009 (China)

I

incerta (Wheeler, W.M., 1933) (Australia, Indonesia, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Guinea, Palau, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga)
   • Ponera ratardorum Wilson, 1957

indica Bharti & Wachkoo, 2012 (India)

J

japonica Wheeler, W.M., 1906 (China, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation)
   • Ponera japonica crocea Santschi, 1941

K

kohmoku Terayama, 1996 (Japan)

L

leae Forel, 1913 (Australia, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island)
   • Ponera caledonica Wilson, 1957
   • Ponera excedra Wilson, 1957
   • Ponera leae norfolkensis Wheeler, W.M., 1935
   • Ponera leae oculata Wheeler, W.M., 1927

loi Taylor, 1967 (Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Samoa)
longlina Xu, Z., 2001 (China)

M

manni Taylor, 1967 (Fiji)
menglana Xu, Z., 2001 (China)

N

nangongshana Xu, Z., 2001 (China)

O

oreas (Wheeler, W.M., 1933) (Philippines)

P

paedericera Zhou, 2001 (China, India)
pennsylvanica Buckley, 1866 (Mexico, Uganda, United States)
pentodontos Xu, Z., 2001 (China)
petila Wilson, 1957 (New Guinea)
pianmana Xu, Z., 2001 (China)
pumila Jerdon, 1851

R

rishen Terayama, 2009 (Taiwan)
ruficornis Spinola, 1851 (Brazil)

S

scabra Wheeler, W.M., 1928 (China, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan, Republic of Korea)
   • Ponera yakushimensis Tanaka, 1974

selenophora Emery, 1900 (Australia, Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea)
shennong Terayama, 2009 (Taiwan)
sikkimensis Bharti & Rilta, 2015 (India)
sinensis Wheeler, W.M., 1928 (China, Taiwan)
swezeyi (Wheeler, W.M., 1933) (Hawaii, Japan, Mozambique, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, United Republic of Tanzania)
syscena Wilson, 1957 (New Guinea)
sysphinctoides Bernard, 1950 (France)
szaboi Wilson, 1957 (New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Wallis and Futuna Islands)
   • Cryptopone mocsaryi Szabó, 1910

szentivanyi Wilson, 1957 (New Guinea)

T

taipingensis Forel, 1913 (Malaysia)
taiyangshen Terayama, 2009 (Taiwan)
takaminei Terayama, 1996 (Japan, Republic of Korea)
tamon Terayama, 1996 (Japan, Taiwan)
taylori Bharti & Wachkoo, 2012 (India)
tenuis (Emery, 1900) (Australia, China, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Guinea, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga)
   • Ponera huonica Wilson, 1957

terayamai Leong, Guenard, Shiao & Lin, 2019 (Taiwan)
testacea Emery, 1895 (Austria, Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Montenegro, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
   • Ponera coarctata crassisquama Emery, 1916

tudigong Pierce, Leong & Guénard, 2019 (China)

W

woodwardi Taylor, 1967 (Samoa)
wui Leong, Guenard, Shiao & Lin, 2019 (Taiwan)

X

xantha Xu, Z., 2001 (China)
xenagos Wilson, 1957 (New Guinea)

Y

yuhuang Terayama, 2009 (Taiwan)

Fossil Species

E

elegantissima Meunier, 1923 (Rott, Westphalia, Germany (Late Oligocene))

L

leptocephala Emery, 1891 (Sicilian amber, Italy (Late/Upper Miocene))
lobulifera Dlussky, 2009 (Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene))

M

mayri Dlussky, 2009 (Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene))

W

wheeleri Dlussky, 2009 (Bitterfeld amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene))