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Paraponera
Paraponera
is a genus of ants and the only genus in the subfamily Paraponerinae.[2] The name means "near-Ponera".[3] It consists of two species: the extant Paraponera
Paraponera
clavata, also known as a bullet ant, found in the Neotropics, and the very small[4] fossil species Paraponera dieteri
Paraponera dieteri
known from Dominican amber
Dominican amber
(Early Miocene; 16-19 million years ago).[5] Species[edit]

Paraponera clavata
Paraponera clavata
(Fabricius, 1775) † Paraponera dieteri
Paraponera dieteri
Baroni Urbani, 1994

References[edit]

^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Paraponera". AntCat. Retrieved 5 July 2014.  ^ "Genus: Paraponera". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 13 October 2013.  ^ Wheeler, George C. (1956). Myrmecological Orthoepy and Onomatology (PDF). University of North Dakota Press. pp. 4, 17.  ^ Baroni Urbani, C. (1994). "The identity of the Dominican Paraponera (Amber Collection Stuttgart: Hymenoptera, Formicidae. V: Ponerinae, partim)". Stuttgarter Beitrage zur Naturkunde (B): 1–9.  ^ "Species: † Paraponera
Paraponera
dieteri". antweb.org. AntWeb. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 

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Paraponera
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Ant
Ant
taxonomy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Class Insecta Order Hymenoptera Family Formicidae

Subfamilies

Extant

Agroecomyrmecinae Amblyoponinae Aneuretinae Apomyrminae Dolichoderinae Dorylinae Ectatomminae Formicinae Heteroponerinae Leptanillinae Martialinae Myrmeciinae Myrmicinae Paraponerinae Ponerinae Proceratiinae Pseudomyrmecinae

Fossil

†Armaniinae †Brownimeciinae †Formiciinae †Sphecomyrminae

Genera

List of ant genera

incertae sedis

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q4046457 EoL: 52714 Fossilworks: 219371 GBIF: 1320409 ITIS: 574204 NCBI: 55424

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