Ponera carbonaria Smith, 1858 an obsolete combination of Neoponera carbonaria (Smith, 1858)
Ponera carbonaria Smith, 1858a: 97 (w.) ECUADOR. Neotropic.
Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Ecuador: “South America”, Quito, “79/22” (no collector’s name). Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: MacKay & MacKay, 2010: 228, designate a lectotype and a paralectotype based on material in NHMW, but the sole original specimen appears to be the single worker in BMNH (= holotype).