Hypoponera ceylonensis

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Hypoponera ceylonensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. ceylonensis
Binomial name
Hypoponera ceylonensis
(Mayr, 1897)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • ceylonensis. Ponera ceylonensis Mayr, 1897: 422 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1967a: 12. See also: Bingham, 1903: 90.

Description

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 90, see also)
  • Mayr, G. 1897. Formiciden aus Ceylon und Singapur. Természetr. Füz. 20: 420-436 (page 422, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1967a. A monographic revision of the ant genus Ponera Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pac. Insects Monogr. 13: 1-112 (page 12, Combination in Hypoponera)