Pseudoneoponera regularis

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Pseudoneoponera regularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Pseudoneoponera
Species: P. regularis
Binomial name
Pseudoneoponera regularis
(Forel, 1907)

A large, impressive ant that forages for prey on the ground surface. (Heterick 2009)


Keys including this Species


Heterick (2009) – A broad distribution within more inland parts of the SWBP, WA.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • regularis. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) piliventris subsp. regularis Forel, 1907h: 271 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 22.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 308.
    • Combination in Pseudoneoponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 135.
    • Subspecies of piliventris: Emery, 1911d: 77; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 22; Bolton, 1995b: 308.
    • Status as species: Heterick, 2009: 134.

Type Material