Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Fernandes et al., 2014: 149). Type-locality: Ecuador (“South America”): Napo, “51/70”. Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: One of the two original syntypes (now the lectotype), was labelled as “type” of Neoponera inversa, and fits the original description; the second matches the note on “var.” given by Smith, and was identified as Neoponera villosa by MacKay & MacKay, 2010: 409.
- Fernandes, I. O.; Oliveira, M. L. de; Delabie, J. H. C. 2014. Description of two new species in the Neotropical Pachycondyla foetida complex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae) and taxonomic notes on the genus. Myrmecological News 19:133-163. PDF
- MacKay, W. P.; MacKay, E. 2010. The systematics and biology of the New World ants of the genus Pachycondyla (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, xii + 642 pp. PDF
- Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. PDF