Brachyponera arcuata

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Brachyponera arcuata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Brachyponera
Species: B. arcuata
Binomial name
Brachyponera arcuata
(Karavaiev, 1925)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Brachyponera arcuata for further details




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

  • arcuata. Euponera (Brachyponera) luteipes var. arcuata Karavaiev, 1925b: 125, figs. 3, 4 (w.q.m.) INDONESIA (Java). Combination in Brachyponera: Wilson, 1958d: 347; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303; in Brachyponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 80. Senior synonym of karawaiewi Özdikmen, 2010c: 994; redundant replacement name for arcuata Karavaiev, 1925b: 125. Raised to species: Wilson, 1958d: 347. See also: Santschi, 1928h: 124.
  • karawaiewi. Pachycondyla karawaiewi Özdikmen, 2010c: 994. Redundant replacement name for Euponera (Brachyponera) luteipes arcuata Karavaiev, 1925b: 125. Junior synonym of arcuata Forel, 1900d: 322.



  • Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, S.O. 2014. The higher classification of the ant subfamily Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a review of ponerine ecology and behavior. Zootaxa. 3817, 1–242 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1)