Mesoponera flavopilosa

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Mesoponera flavopilosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. flavopilosa
Binomial name
Mesoponera flavopilosa
(Weber, 1942)

Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Sudan (type locality), Yemen.

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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.

  • flavopilosa. Euponera (Mesoponera) flavopilosa Weber, 1942a: 43, fig. 10 (q.) SUDAN. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 305; in Mesoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 110.

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 305, Combination in Pachycondyla)
  • 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)
  • Weber, N. A. 1942b. New doryline, cerapachyine and ponerine ants from the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 44: 40-49 (page 43, fig. 10 queen described)