Acanthoponera plaumanni

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Acanthoponera plaumanni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acanthoponera mucronata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Acanthoponera
Species: Acanthoponera plaumanni
Donisthorpe, 1938

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Acanthoponera mucronata.

Nomenclature

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

  • plaumanni. Acanthoponera plaumanni Donisthorpe, 1938a: 140 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 54, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 194, junior synonym of mucronata)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1938a. Five new species of ant, chiefly from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(1): 140-148 (page 140, worker described)