Euponera wroughtonii crudelis

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Euponera wroughtonii crudelis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Euponera
Species: P. wroughtonii
Subspecies: P. wroughtonii crudelis
Trinomial name
Pachycondyla wroughtonii crudelis
Forel, 1901

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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

  • crudelis. Euponera (Pseudoponera) wroughtonii var. crudelis Forel, 1901f: 343 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in E. (Trachymesopus): Emery, 1911d: 85; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 304; in Euponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 87.

Description

References

  • 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)