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SUBFAMILY PONERINAE - Genus Dolioponera
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In Tribe PONERINI
Diagnostic Features - Second gastral segment barrel-shaped and longitudinal, the dorsum not vaulted, not arched and downcurved posteriorly. Sternite of second gastral segment longitudinal, without a bluntly U-shaped outline in profile, only slightly smaller than the tergite. Second gastral segment very much larger than the first. Basal angle of mandible evenly rounded, the apical (masticatory) margin with 8 teeth.
Described by Brown (1974e: 31) .
Monotypic, the single species being Dolioponera fustigera from the Congo Basin.
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