Ponerini

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Ponerini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835
Type genus
Ponera
Diversity
46 genera
1,341 species
Synonyms

Identification

List of Genera

Extant Genera

AnochetusAsphinctoponeAustroponeraBelonopeltaBoloponeraBothroponeraBrachyponeraBuniaponeCentromyrmexCryptoponeDiacammaDinoponeraDolioponeraEctomomyrmexEmeryoponeEuponeraFeroponeraFisheroponeHagensiaHarpegnathosHypoponeraIroponeraLeptogenysLoboponeraMayaponeraMegaponeraMesoponeraMyopiasNeoponeraOdontomachusOdontoponeraOphthalmoponePachycondylaPaltothyreusParvaponeraPhrynoponeraPlectroctenaPoneraPromyopiasPsalidomyrmexPseudoneoponeraPseudoponeraRasoponeSimopeltaStreblognathusThaumatomyrmex

Fossil Genera

ArchiponeraCephaloponeCyrtoponeMesseleponePoneritesProtoponeTaphopone

Nomenclature

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

  • PONERINI [tribe of Ponerinae]
    • Ponerites Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 185. Type-genus: Ponera Latreille, 1804: 179.

Taxonomic History

  • Ponerini as group name: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau, 1835: 185 [Ponérites].
  • Ponerini as tribe of Poneridae: Forel, 1895b: 111 [Poneri].
  • Ponerini as tribe of Ponerinae: Forel, 1893a: 163 [Ponerii]; Emery, 1895j: 767 [Ponerii]; Forel, 1899c: 2 [Ponerii]; Emery, 1901a: 36 [Ponerii]; Ruzsky, 1905b: 174 [Ponerii]; Ashmead, 1905b: 382 [Ponerini]; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 135 [Ponerii]; Emery, 1911d: 54; Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 27; Arnold, 1915: 36; Forel, 1917: 237; Gallardo, 1918b: 7; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 638, 646; subsequent authors; Bolton, 2003: 43, 158; Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 52.
  • Ponerini as senior synonym of Centromyrmecini: Brown, 1953c: 9.
  • Ponerini as senior synonym of Leptogenyini: Brown, 1963: 3.
  • Ponerini as senior synonym of Dorylozelini: Taylor, 1969: 132.
  • Ponerini as senior synonym of *Archiponerini, Drepanognathini, Euponerinae, Harpegnathini, Odontomachidae, Pachycondylinae and Plectroctenini: Bolton, 1994: 164.
  • Ponerini as senior synonym of Pseudoneoponerini: Bolton, 2003: 43.
  • Ponerini as senior synonym of Thaumatomyrmecini: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 46.

References