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Genus Ponera

small elongate ant - Ponera pennsylvanica - female Ponera pennsylvanica? - Ponera pennsylvanica - female Formicidae - petiole - Ponera pennsylvanica Ponera pennsylvanica - female Formicidae, face - Ponera pennsylvanica Ant Sp.  - Ponera pennsylvanica Ponerini - Ponera pennsylvanica Ant - Ponera pennsylvanica
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Formicoidea (Ants)
Family Formicidae (Ants)
Subfamily Ponerinae
Tribe Ponerini
Genus Ponera
Explanation of Names
Greek 'wretched, lowly' (reference to the subterranean lifestyle of the type species, European P. coarctata)