Hypoponera decora

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Hypoponera decora
Hypoponera decora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. decora
Binomial name
Hypoponera decora
(Clark, 1934)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • decora. Ponera decora Clark, 1934c: 56, pl. 4, figs. 12, 13 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 31.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Clark, J. 1934c. Ants from the Otway Ranges. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 48-73 (page 56, pl. 4, figs. 12, 13 worker, queen described)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 31, Combination in Hypoponera)