Lioponera versicolor

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Lioponera versicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Tribe: Cerapachyini
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. versicolor
Binomial name
Lioponera versicolor
(Donisthorpe, 1948)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Lioponera versicolor for further details




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

  • versicolor. Lioponera versicolor Donisthorpe, 1948d: 589 (m.) NEW GUINEA.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 24.
    • Combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 164.
    • Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 21; Wilson, 1959b: 56; Brown, 1975: 24; Bolton, 1995b: 145.