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PARAPONERA is a genus of ants and the only genus in the subfamily PARAPONERINAE. The name means "near- Ponera
Ponera
".

It consists of two species : the extant Paraponera clavata
Paraponera clavata
, also known as a bullet ant, found in the Neotropics
Neotropics
, and the very small fossil species Paraponera dieteri
Paraponera dieteri
known from Dominican amber (Early Miocene ; 16-19 million years ago).

SPECIES

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

REFERENCES

* ^ 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
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.