Brachyponera atrata

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

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Micronesia (Federated States of).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Brachyponera atrata 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.

  • atrata. Euponera (Brachyponera) atrata Karavaiev, 1925b: 126 (w.) INDONESIA (Ambon I.). Karavaiev, 1926d: 418 (q.). Combination in Brachyponera: Wilson, 1958d: 347; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303; in Brachyponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 80.

Description

References

  • Clouse, R. M. 2007. The Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Micronesia. Micronesica. 39(2): 171–296. PDF
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 303, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1925b. Ponerinen (Fam. Formicidae) aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. (Fortsetzung). Konowia 4: 115-131 (page 126, worker described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1926d. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. Treubia 8: 413-445 (page 418, queen described)
  • 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)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958g. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 119: 303-371 (page 347, Combination in Brachyponera)