Tetraponera Smith, 1852 valid feminine
Tetraponera Smith, 1852: 44 Type-species: Tetraponera atrata (junior synonym of Tetraponera nigra), by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g: 173.
  • Tetraponera in Formicidae, Poneridae: Smith, 1857a: 70.
  • Tetraponera in Myrmicidae: Smith, 1877b: 68.
  • Tetraponera in Myrmicinae, Pseudomyrmini: Forel, 1917: 240; Emery, 1921c: 24.
  • Tetraponera in Pseudomyrminae: Wheeler, 1922: 654; subsequent authors to the following.
  • Tetraponera in Pseudomyrmecinae: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 17; all subsequent authors.
  • Tetraponera as junior synonym of Pseudomyrma: Roger, 1863b: 24; Mayr, 1863a: 451.
  • Tetraponera as junior synonym of Sima: Dalla Torre, 1893: 53; Bingham, 1903: 107; Emery, 1917a: 95.
  • Tetraponera as subgenus of Sima: Emery, 1900: 673; Emery, 1915b: 266; Arnold, 1916: 180; Forel, 1917: 240; Emery, 1921c: 24.
  • Tetraponera as genus: Smith, 1852: 44; Smith, 1857a: 70; Smith, 1877b: 68; Donisthorpe, 1916d: 244; Wheeler, 1922: 654; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 17; Ward, 1990: 470; Bolton, 1994: 184.
Junior synonyms
Obsolete classifications
Genus Tetraponera references

Mayr, 1863a: 453 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 25 (Sima diagnosis); Mayr, 1867a: 82 (Sima diagnosis); Mayr, 1868c: 101 (*Baltic Amber species key); Smith, 1877b: 68 (checklist); Dalla Torre, 1893: 53 (catalogue); Emery, 1900: 17 (Asia & Australia species key); Forel, 1903a: 708 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 107 (India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Arnold, 1916: 173 (Sima diagnosis, South Africa species key); Emery, 1921c: 21 (Sima diagnosis, subgenera key, catalogue); Emery, 1921c: 22 (Tetraponera (Pachysima) diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1921c: 24 (Tetraponera (Tetraponera) diagnosis, catalogue); Wheeler, 1922: 112 (Pachysima species key); Wheeler, 1922: 104, 107, 112 (Tetraponera, Viticicola, Pachysima diagnoses); Wheeler, 1922: 795, 801 (Afrotropical Tetraponera, Viticicola, Pachysima catalogues); Wheeler, 1922: 1014 (Malagasy catalogue); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 17 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a: 79 (Australia checklist); Wu & Wang, 1990: 516 (China species key); Dlussky & Radchenko, 1990: 120 (Vietnam species key); Ward, 1990: 470 (diagnosis, review of genus, phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 184 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1053 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 416 (catalogue); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 55 (China species key); Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 312 (Saudi Arabia species key); Shattuck, 1999: 208 (Australia synopsis); Zhou, 2001a: 64 (China, Guangxi species key); Ward, 2001: 596 (Oriental & Australian, all species, revision, key); Xu & Chai, 2004: 64 (China species key); Ward, 2006: 120 (Afrotropical species groups key); Ward, 2006: 123 (Tetraponera ambigua group, key); Ward, 2009a: 288 (Tetraponera grandidieri group, key); Dlussky, 2009: 1084 (Eocene amber species key); Terayama, 2009: 128 (Taiwan species key); Bharti & Akbar, 2014a: 46 (India species key); Cantone, 2017: 279 (brief male diagnosis)

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Extant: 93 valid species, 16 valid subspecies

Fossil: 7 valid species

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