Heteroponerini

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Heteroponerini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Heteroponerini
Bolton, 2003
Type genus
Heteroponera
Diversity
4 genera
33 species

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

AcanthoponeraAulacoponeBazboltoniaHeteroponera

Fossil Genera

No fossil genera within tribe.

Nomenclature

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

  • HETEROPONERINI [tribe of Ectatomminae]
    • Heteroponerinae Bolton, 2003: 46, 176. Type-genus: Heteroponera Mayr, 1887: 532.

Taxonomic history

  • Heteroponerinae as subfamily of Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 46, 176; Brady, et al. 2006: 18173; Moreau, et al. 2006: 102; Ouellette, et al. 2006: 365; Ward, 2007a: 556.
  • Heteroponerini as tribe of Ectatomminae: Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019: 673 [provisional]; Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 13.
  • [Note: Heteroponerini Jaffe, 1993: 8 (as tribe of Ponerinae), and Heteroponerini Fernández, et al. 1996: 362 (as tribe of Ponerinae). Unavailable names; in both cases tribe proposed without diagnosis.]

Genera of Heteroponerini

Acanthoponera, Aulacopone, Bazboltonia, Heteroponera.

Heteroponerini references

Bolton, 2003: 46, 176 (diagnosis, synopsis); Ouellette, et al. 2006: 359 (phylogeny); Moreau, et al. 2006: 102 (phylogeny); Brady, et al. 2006: 18173 (phylogeny); Ward, 2007a: 556 (classification); Fernández & Arias-Penna, 2008: 31 (Neotropical genera key); Keller, 2011: 1 (morphology, phylogeny); Baccaro, et al. 2015: 81, 192 (Brazil genera key, text); Feitosa, 2015a, in Delabie, Feitosa, et al. 2015: 33 (phylogeny, taxonomy); Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019: 673 (Colombia); Camacho, Franco, Branstetter, et al. 2022: 13 (diagnosis).

References