Hypoponera trigona

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Hypoponera trigona
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. trigona
Binomial name
Hypoponera trigona
(Mayr, 1887)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Costa Rica, Paraguay.

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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.

  • trigona. Ponera punctatissima var. trigona Mayr, 1887: 537 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Combination in P. (Hypoponera): Santschi, 1938b: 79; in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1968a: 65. Subspecies of confinis: Emery, 1895b: 64. Raised to species: Forel, 1893g: 364; Emery, 1911d: 92; Gallardo, 1918b: 80. Current subspecies: nominal plus cauta. See also: Kempf, 1962b: 10.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1895n. Sopra alcune formiche della fauna mediterranea. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)5:59-75 (page 64, Subspecies of confinis)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 92, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1893j. Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent, récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1893: 333-418 (page 364, Raised to species)
  • Gallardo, A. 1918c. Las hormigas de la República Argentina. Subfamilia Ponerinas. An. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. B. Aires 30: 1-112 (page 80, Raised to species)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1962b. Miscellaneous studies on neotropical ants. II. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 5: 1-38 (page 10, see also)
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 537, worker, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1938b. Notes sur quelques Ponera Latr. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 43: 78-80 (page 79, Combination in P. (Hypoponera))
  • Taylor, R. W. 1968a. Nomenclature and synonymy of the North American ants of the genera Ponera and Hypoponera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. News 79: 63-66 (page 65, Combination in Hypoponera)