Acanthoponera mucronata

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Acanthoponera mucronata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Acanthoponera
Species: A. mucronata
Binomial name
Acanthoponera mucronata
(Roger, 1860)
Synonyms

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Specimen label information

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Acanthoponera mucronata for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • mucronata. Ponera mucronata Roger, 1860: 299 (q.) BRAZIL. Mayr, 1862: 733 (w.). Combination in Ectatomma (Acanthoponera): Mayr, 1862: 733; in Acanthoponera: Emery, 1911d: 36. Senior synonym of goyana, plaumanni, wagneri: Brown, 1958g: 194.
  • wagneri. Acanthoponera mucronata var. wagneri Santschi, 1921g: 84 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194.
  • plaumanni. Acanthoponera plaumanni Donisthorpe, 1938a: 140 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194.
  • goyana. Acanthoponera goeldii subsp. goyana Borgmeier, 1939: 418 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194.

Description

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