Lioponera emeryi

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Lioponera emeryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. emeryi
Binomial name
Lioponera emeryi
Viehmeyer, 1914

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • emeryi. Phyracaces emeryi Viehmeyer, 1914b: 26 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 22.
    • Combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 163.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1918a: 243; Brown, 1975: 22; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 25.
    • Senior synonym of aranus (unnecessary replacement name).
  • aranus. Cerapachys aranus Bolton, 1995b: 142.
    • Unnecessary replacement name for emeryi Viehmeyer, 1914b: 26.

Type Material



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 142, New Name: Replacement name for emeryi Viehmeyer, 1914:26.; catalogue)
  • Borowiec, M.L. 2016. Generic revision of the ant subfamily Dorylinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 608: 1–280 (doi: 10.3897/zookeys.608.9427).
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. (1975). Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search. Agriculture (Ithaca, New York), 5(1): 1–115.
  • Forel, A. 1893f. Nouvelles fourmis d'Australie et des Canaries. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 37: 454-466 (page 461, Junior secondary homonym of emeryi)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 26, emeryi replaced, see Bolton,1995:142.)