Brachyponera Emery, 1900 valid feminine
Brachyponera Emery, 1900b: 315 [as subgenus of Euponera] Type-species: Brachyponera croceicornis, by monotypy.
  • [Brachyponera also described as new by Emery, 1901b: 43. Type-species not Ponera sennaarensis, unjustified subsequent designation by Emery, 1901b: 43, repeated in Wheeler, 1911g: 160, Emery, 1911e: 84, Wheeler, 1922: 777, Donisthorpe, 1943g: 628, Wilson, 1958g: 346; Bolton, 1973a: 335; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 23.].
  • Brachyponera in Pachycondylinae, Pachycondylini: Ashmead, 1905c: 382.
  • Brachyponera in Ponerinae, Ponerini: Emery, 1911e: 83; all subsequent authors.
  • Brachyponera as subgenus of Euponera: Emery, 1900b: 315; Emery, 1909d: 366; Wheeler, 1910a: 135; Emery, 1911e: 83; Arnold, 1915: 72; Forel, 1917: 237; Wheeler, 1922: 649; subsequent authors to the following.
  • Brachyponera as genus: Bingham, 1903: 101; Ashmead, 1905c: 382; Wilson, 1958g: 346; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 23; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985b: 256; Taylor, 1987a: 9; Ogata, 1987a: 116; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 78; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 10.
  • Brachyponera as junior synonym of Pachycondyla: Snelling, 1981: 389 [provisional]; Brown, in Bolton, 1994: 164; Bolton, 2003: 167.
  • Brachyponera revived from synonymy: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77.
Genus Brachyponera references

Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 77 (diagnosis, synoptic description, distribution, ecology and behavior, phylogenetic and taxonomic considerations); Cantone, 2017: 254 (brief male diagnosis)

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Extant: 18 valid species, 5 valid subspecies

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