Brachyponera sennaarensis decolor

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Brachyponera sennaarensis decolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Brachyponera
Species: B. sennaarensis
Subspecies: B. sennaarensis decolor
Trinomial name
Brachyponera sennaarensis decolor
(Santschi, 1921)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (type locality), Senegal.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • decolor. Euponera (Brachyponera) sennaarensis var. decolor Santschi, 1921c: 114 (w.) CONGO. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 304; in Brachyponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 81.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 304, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Santschi, F. 1921c. Quelques nouveaux Formicides africains. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 113-122 (page 114, worker 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)