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Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Amblyoponinae
Genera (13 + 1†): Adetomyrma – Amblyopone – Apomyrma – Fulakora – Myopopone – Mystrium – Onychomyrmex – Opamyrma – Prionopelta – Stigmatomma – Xymmer – †Casaleia

In synonymy: Bannapone – Concoctio – Paraprionopelta


  • Amblyoponinae Forel, 1893



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  • AntWeb - The California Academy of Sciences. Amblyoponinae
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  • Yamane, S.; Bui, T.V.; Eguchi, K. 2008: Opamyrma hungvuong, a new genus and species of ant related to Apomyrma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Amblyoponinae). Zootaxa, 1767: 55–63. Abstract & excerpt
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