Hypoponera silvestrii

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Hypoponera silvestrii
Hypoponera silvestrii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. silvestrii
Binomial name
Hypoponera silvestrii
(Donisthorpe, 1947)

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Vietnam (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.

  • silvestrii. Ponera silvestrii Donisthorpe, 1947a: 284 (w.q.) VIETNAM. Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 216.

Type Material



  • 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)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1947a [1946]. New species of ants from China and Mauritius. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(13): 283-286 (page 284, worker, queen described)