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Scientific classification (junior synonym of Ponerini)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Euponerinae
Emery, 1909
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.

  • EUPONERINAE [junior synonym of Ponerini]
    • Euponerinae Emery, 1909c: 355. Type-genus: Euponera Forel, 1891b: 126.

Taxonomic History

  • Euponerinae as group of Ponerinae: Emery, 1909c: 355.
  • Euponerinae tribe of Ponerinae: Donisthorpe, 1943f: 626 [Euponerini].
  • Euponerinae as junior synonym of Ponerini: Bolton, 1994: 164; Bolton, 2003: 43, 158; Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 52.