Euponera grandis

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Euponera grandis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Euponera
Species: E. grandis
Binomial name
Euponera grandis
(Donisthorpe, 1947)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Vietnam (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • grandis. Ponera grandis Donisthorpe, 1947a: 283 (w.) VIETNAM. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Ponera grandis Guérin-Méneville, 1838: 206 (Bolton, 1995b: 305).] Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 305; in Euponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 87.

Type Material



  • 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 305, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1947a [1946]. New species of ants from China and Mauritius. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(13): 283-286 (page 283, 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)