Brachyponera sennaarensis ruginota

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Brachyponera sennaarensis ruginota
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Brachyponera
Species: B. sennaarensis
Subspecies: B. sennaarensis ruginota
Trinomial name
Brachyponera sennaarensis ruginota
(Stitz, 1916)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Burkina Faso, Cameroun (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 sennaarensis_ruginota 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.

  • ruginota. Euponera (Brachyponera) sennaarensis var. ruginota Stitz, 1916: 372 (w.) CAMEROUN. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 309; in Brachyponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 81.

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 309, 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)
  • Stitz, H. 1916. Formiciden. Ergeb. Zweiten Dtsch. Zent.-Afr. Exped. 1: 369-405 (page 372, worker described)