Mesoponera rubra javana

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Mesoponera rubra javana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. rubra
Subspecies: M. rubra javana
Trinomial name
Mesoponera rubra javana
(Forel, 1905)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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




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

  • javana. Euponera (Mesoponera) rubra var. javana Forel, 1905c: 6 (q.m.) INDONESIA (Java). Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 306; in Mesoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 111. Senior synonym of minirubra Özdikmen, 2010c: 995; redundant replacement name.



  • 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)