Hypoponera gracilicornis

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Hypoponera gracilicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. gracilicornis
Binomial name
Hypoponera gracilicornis
(Menozzi, 1931)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Costa Rica (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.

  • gracilicornis. Ponera gracilicornis Menozzi, 1931d: 197 (w.q.) COSTA RICA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of †Ponera gracilicornis Mayr, 1868c: 72 (now in Pachycondyla) (Bolton, 1995b: 214).] Combination in Hypoponera: Kempf, 1972a: 122.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 122, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Menozzi, C. 1931d. Qualche nuova formica di Costa Rica (Hym.). Stett. Entomol. Ztg. 92: 188-202 (page 197, worker, queen described)