Brachyponera nigrita nigritella

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Brachyponera nigrita nigritella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Brachyponera
Species: B. nigrita
Subspecies: B. nigrita nigritella
Trinomial name
Brachyponera nigrita nigritella
(Stärcke, 1930)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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

  • nigritella. Euponera (Brachyponera) nigrita subsp. nigritella Stärcke, 1930: 379 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307; in Brachyponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 80.

Description

References

  • 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 307, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • 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)
  • Stärcke, A. 1930. Verzeichnis der bis jetzt von der Insel Palau Berhala bekannt gewordenen Ameisen. Treubia 12: 371-381 (page 379, worker described)