Euponera brunoi

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Euponera brunoi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Euponera
Species: E. brunoi
Binomial name
Euponera brunoi
(Forel, 1913)

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Specimen labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun, Central African Republic, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Euponera brunoi 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.

  • brunoi. Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex) brunoi Forel, 1913j: 205 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Arnold, 1915: 54 (m.); Arnold, 1926: 201 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971b: 1207 (l.). Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 774; in Trachymesopus: Brown, 1963: 8; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303; in Euponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 86. Senior synonym of bayoni, dentis, katangana, lamottei, nigeriensis: Brown, 1963: 8.
  • nigeriensis. Euponera (Trachymesopus) nigeriensis Santschi, 1914d: 316 (w.) NIGERIA. Combination in Ectomomyrmex: Santschi, 1933b: 96. Junior synonym of brunoi: Brown, 1963: 8.
  • bayoni. Euponera (Trachymesopus) bayoni Menozzi, 1933a: 97 (w.) UGANDA. Junior synonym of brunoi: Brown, 1963: 8.
  • katangana. Ectomomyrmex nigeriensis var. katangana Santschi, 1933b: 96 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of brunoi: Brown, 1963: 8.
  • dentis. Euponera (Mesoponera) dentis Weber, 1942a: 43, fig. 9 (q.) SUDAN. Junior synonym of brunoi: Brown, 1963: 8.
  • lamottei. Euponera (Trachymesopus) lamottei Bernard, 1953b: 195, fig. 2 (q.) GUINEA. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of lamottei, above.] Junior synonym of brunoi: Brown, 1963: 8.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1915. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part I. Ponerinae, Dorylinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 1-159 (page 54, male described)
  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 201, queen described)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1963a. Characters and synonymies among the genera of ants. Part III. Some members of the tribe Ponerini (Ponerinae, Formicidae). Breviora 190: 1-10 (page 8, Combination in Trachymesopus)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1963a. Characters and synonymies among the genera of ants. Part III. Some members of the tribe Ponerini (Ponerinae, Formicidae). Breviora 190: 1-10 (page 8, Senior synonym of bayoni, dentis, katangana, lamottei and nigeriensis)
  • 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)
  • Forel, A. 1913k. Ameisen aus Rhodesia, Kapland usw. (Hym.) gesammelt von Herrn G. Arnold, Dr. H. Brauns und Anderen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1913(Su Suppl: 203-225 (page 205, 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)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1971b. Ant larvae of the subfamily Ponerinae: second supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 6 64: 1197-1217 (page 1207, larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 774, Combination in Ectomomyrmex)