Megaponera analis rapax

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Megaponera analis rapax
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Megaponera
Species: M. analis
Subspecies: M. analis rapax
Trinomial name
Megaponera analis rapax
Santschi, 1914

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: United Republic of Tanzania.

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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.

  • rapax. Megaponera foetens var. rapax Santschi, 1914b: 49 (w.) TANZANIA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 308; in Megaponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 107. Subspecies of analis: Bolton, 1995b: 308.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 308, Subspecies of analis; Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 49, worker described)
  • Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, S.O. 2014. The higher classification of the ant subfamily Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), with a review of ponerine ecology and behavior. Zootaxa. 3817, 1–242 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3817.1.1)