Lioponera ruficornis

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Lioponera ruficornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. ruficornis
Binomial name
Lioponera ruficornis
(Clark, 1924)

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Specimen Labels

Lioponera ruficornis is a black ant recorded from the south-west corner of WA and in the SWBP wheatbelt. (Heterick 2009)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • ruficornis. Phyracaces ruficornis Clark, 1924a: 86, fig. 9 (w.l.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 23.
    • Combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 164.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 23, 66; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 27; Bolton, 1995b: 144; Heterick, 2009: 128.

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