Mesoponera nimba

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Mesoponera nimba
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. nimba
Binomial name
Mesoponera nimba
(Bernard, 1953)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Mesoponera nimba for further details




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

  • nimba. Euponera (Mesoponera) nimba Bernard, 1953b: 190, fig. 2 (w.q.) GUINEA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307; in Mesoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 111. Senior synonym of neonimba Özdikmen, 2010c: 996; redundant replacement name.
  • neonimba. Pachycondyla neonimba Özdikmen, 2010c: 996. Redundant replacement name for Euponera nimba Bernard, 1953b: 190. Junior synonymy of nimba Bernard, 1953b: 190.