Hypoponera exoecata

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Hypoponera exoecata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. exoecata
Binomial name
Hypoponera exoecata
(Wheeler, W.M., 1928)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

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.

  • exoecata. Ponera exoecata Wheeler, W.M. 1928c: 7 (w.) CHINA. Combination in Hypoponera: Ogata, 1987: 123. See also: Onoyama, 1989b: 4.



  • Ogata, K. 1987a. A generic synopsis of the poneroid complex of the family Formicidae in Japan (Hymenoptera). Part 1. Subfamilies Ponerinae and Cerapachyinae. Esakia 25: 97-132 (page 123, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Onoyama, K. 1989b. Notes on the ants of the genus Hypoponera in Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Edaphologia 41: 1-10 (page 4, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1928c. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in China. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 22: 3-38 (page 7, worker described)