Euponera sakishimensis

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Euponera sakishimensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Euponera
Species: E. sakishimensis
Binomial name
Euponera sakishimensis
(Terayama, 1999)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality).

Japan (Nansei Is (Miyako I. and the Yaeyama Is)).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • sakishimensis. Pachycondyla sakishimensis Terayama, 1999a: 10, figs. 6-8 (w.) JAPAN. Combination in Euponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 87.



  • 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)
  • Terayama, M. 1999a. Taxonomic studies of the Japanese Formicidae, Part 4. Three new species of Ponerinae. Mem. Myrmecol. Soc. Jpn. 1: 7-15 (page 10, figs. 6-8 worker described)