Plectroctena dentata

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Plectroctena dentata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Plectroctena
Species: P. dentata
Binomial name
Plectroctena dentata
Santschi, 1912

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality), Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda.

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Nomenclature

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

  • dentata. Plectroctena minor var. dentata Santschi, 1912b: 150 (w.) ANGOLA. Bolton, 1974c: 322 (q.). Raised to species: Santschi, 1924a: 164. Senior synonym of emeryi: Bolton, 1974c: 322.
  • emeryi. Plectroctena emeryi Santschi, 1924a: 164 (ergatoid q., not w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of dentata: Bolton, 1974c: 322.

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