Euponera wroughtonii

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Euponera wroughtonii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Euponera
Species: E. wroughtonii
Binomial name
Euponera wroughtonii
Forel, 1901

Pachycondyla wroughtonii sam-hym-c0011627a profile 1.jpg

Pachycondyla wroughtonii sam-hym-c0011627a dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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

  • wroughtonii. Euponera (Pseudoponera) wroughtonii Forel, 1901f: 341 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Arnold, 1926: 204 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971b: 1206 (l.). Combination in E. (Trachymesopus): Emery, 1911d: 85; in Mesoponera: Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971b: 1206; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 311; in Euponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 87. Current subspecies: nominal plus crudelis.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 204, queen described)
  • 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 311, combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 85, Combination in E. (Trachymesopus))
  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 341, worker, male 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 1206, larva described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1971b. Ant larvae of the subfamily Ponerinae: second supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 6 64: 1197-1217 (page 1206, Combination in Mesoponera)