Lioponera iovis

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Lioponera iovis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. iovis
Binomial name
Lioponera iovis
Forel, 1915

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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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.

  • iovis. Cerapachys (Phyracaces) iovis Forel, 1915b: 20, pl. 1, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • [Misspelled as jovis by Taylor & Brown, 1985: 26.]
    • Combination in Phyracaces: Wheeler, W.M. 1918a: 243.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 23.
    • Combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 164.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1918a: 243; Brown, 1975: 23, 65; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 26; Bolton, 1995b: 143.

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Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 143, 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 Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 22, Combination in Cerapachys)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 20, pl.1, fig. 1 worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1918a. The Australian ants of the ponerine tribe Cerapachyini. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 53: 215-265 (page 243, Combination in Phyracaces)