Hypoponera mackayensis

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Hypoponera mackayensis
Hypoponera mackayensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. mackayensis
Binomial name
Hypoponera mackayensis
(Forel, 1900)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • mackayensis. Ponera coarctata var. mackayensis Forel, 1900b: 61 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1967a: 12. Raised to species: Taylor, 1967a: 12.

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Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1900b. Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J.-J. Walker, etc. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 44: 54-77 (page 61, 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, and raised to species)