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  • adjective Of or relating to ants in the subfamily Ponerinae.

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Examples

  • Dejean A, Errard C (1998) Active role of two ponerine ants in the elaboration of ant gardens.

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  • Corbara R, Dejean A (1996) Arboreal nest building and ant-garden initiation by a ponerine ant.

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  • Simopelta is an army ant by all behavioral indicators, but it is a ponerine, not at all closely related to the dorylines and ecitonines.

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