Hypoponera petiolata

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This taxon is considered species inquirenda by Bolton and Fisher, 2011.

Hypoponera petiolata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. petiolata
Binomial name
Hypoponera petiolata
(Bernard, 1953)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).

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

  • petiolata. Ponera petiolata Bernard, 1953b: 203, fig. 3 (w.) GUINEA. Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 216. Unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Hypoponera: Bolton & Fisher, 2011: 112.



  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 203, fig. 3 worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 216, Combination in Hypoponera)