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Afropone Dlussky et al. 2004 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204268

Full reference: G. M. Dlussky, D. J. Brothers, and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2004. The first Late Cretaceous ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from southern Africa, with comments on the origin of the Myrmicinae. Insect Systematics & Evolution 35:1-13

Parent taxon: Ponerinae according to B. Bolton 2012

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

Subtaxa: Afropone oculata, Afropone orapa

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