Ponerinae: key to genera couplet 2
Key: modified from Wheeler & Wheeler (1986), Hölldobler & Wilson (1990), Bolton (1994)
Taxa remaining

Hypoponera*
Ponera
Proceratium*

Image not available.

Figure 107. Ponerinae: Ponera pennsylvanicus

2.With head in full-face view, horizontal frontal lobes absent, frontal lobes vertical, elevated, and striplike; antennal sockets exposed; promesonotal suture absent.
(collected in Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan).
...Proceratium*
    With head in full-face view, horizontal lobes present; frontal lobes cover and conceal the antennal sockets (Fig. 107); promesonotal suture present and distinct. ...3.


Please send any questions or comments regarding these pages to Tim Linksvayer (Tim.Linksvayer@alumni.carleton.edu)
Last modified