Hypoponera pruinosa

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

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Micronesia (Federated States of), New Guinea (type locality), Northern Mariana Islands, Philippines, Solomon Islands.

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Hypoponera pruinosa for further details

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.

  • pruinosa. Ponera pruinosa Emery, 1900c: 319, pl. 8, figs. 13, 14 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Viehmeyer, 1916b: 284 (q.m.); Imai, Brown, et al. 1984: 67 (k.). Combination in Hypoponera: Imai, Brown et al. 1984: 67. Senior synonym of mocsaryi: Wilson, 1958d: 335. See also: Mann, 1919: 294.

Description

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 247, listed)
  • Clouse, R. M. 2007. The Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Micronesia. Micronesica. 39(2): 171–296. PDF
  • Emery, C. 1900b. Formicidarum species novae vel minus cognitae in collectione Musaei Nationalis Hungarici quas in Nova-Guinea, colonia germanica, collegit L. Biró. Publicatio secunda. Természetr. Füz. 23: 310-338 (page 319, pl. 8, figs. 13, 14 worker described)
  • Imai, H. T.; Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kubota, M.; Yong, H.-S.; Tho, Y. P. 1984. Chromosome observations on tropical ants from western Malaysia. II. Annu. Rep. Natl. Inst. Genet. Jpn. 34: 66-69 (page 67, karyotype described)
  • Imai, H. T.; Brown, W. L., Jr.; Kubota, M.; Yong, H.-S.; Tho, Y. P. 1984. Chromosome observations on tropical ants from western Malaysia. II. Annu. Rep. Natl. Inst. Genet. Jpn. 34: 66-69 (page 67, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Mann, W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 273-391 (page 294, see also)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916b. Ameisen von den Philippinen und anderer Herkunft (Hym.). Entomol. Mitt. 5: 283-291 (page 284, queen, male described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958g. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 119: 303-371 (page 335, Senior synonym of mocsaryi)