Tribe Ponerini Forel 1895 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Parent taxon: Ponerinae according to U. Kaulfuss and G. M. Dlussky 2016

See also Bolton 2003, Bolton 2012 and Wheeler 1915

Sister taxa: Afropone, Cephalopone, Cyrtopone, Eogorgites, Eoponerites, Furcisutura, Longicapitia, Messelepone, Odontomachini, Platythyreini, Poneropsis pallida, Protopone, Taphopone

Subtaxa: Archiponera Austroponera Hypoponera Leptogenys Pachycondyla Ponera Ponerites

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Type: Ponera

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Miocene of China (2), Croatia (3), Italy (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (2)

• Oligocene of France (2), Germany (2)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), Germany (3), Lithuania (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (8), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (7: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 42 collections including 75 occurrences

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