Ponera affinis

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Ponera affinis
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Liometopum
Species: Ponera affinis
Heer, 1849

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • affinis. †Ponera affinis Heer, 1849: 147, pl. 12, fig. 2 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene).
    • [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 147.]
    • Combination in †Poneropsis: Heer, 1867: 19.
    • Incertae sedis in Formicidae: Taylor, 1964: 138.
    • Combination in Liometopum: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 52; Handlirsch, 1907: 880; Bolton, 1995b: 363.
    • Junior synonym of †imhoffii: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 245.