Ponerinae: key to genera couplet 3
Key: modified from Wheeler & Wheeler (1986), Hölldobler & Wilson (1990), Bolton (1994)
Taxa remaining

Hypoponera*
Ponera

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Figure 108. Ponerinae: Ponera pennsylvanica

3.Subpetiolar process in profile a simple lobe, without an acute posteroventral angle and lacking an anterior thin translucent spot.
(collected in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas)
...Hypoponera*
    Subpetiolar process in profile with an acute angle posteroventrally and with a translucent thin spot anteriorly (Fig. 108).
(collected in all Midwestern states)
...Ponera.


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