Prionopelta aethiopica

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Prionopelta aethiopica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Prionopelta
Species: P. aethiopica
Binomial name
Prionopelta aethiopica
Arnold, 1949

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Prionopelta aethiopica sam-hym-c002709a dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • aethiopica. Prionopelta descarpentriesi subsp. aethiopica Arnold, 1949: 263, fig. 4 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Raised to species: Brown, 1960a: 177.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1960a. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230 (page 177, raised to species)