Hypoponera scitula

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Hypoponera scitula
Hypoponera scitula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. scitula
Binomial name
Hypoponera scitula
(Clark, 1934)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • scitula. Ponera scitula Clark, 1934c: 55, pl. 4, figs. 9-11 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1964: 140.

Type Material

  • Ponera scitula Clark, 1934: Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), Turtons Track, Otway Range, Victoria, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.

Description

References

  • Clark, J. 1934c. Ants from the Otway Ranges. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 48-73 (page 55, pl. 4, figs. 9-11 worker, queen described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1964. Taxonomy and parataxonomy of some fossil ants (Hymenoptera-Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 71: 134-141 (page 140, Combination in Hypoponera)