Acanthoponera goeldii

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Acanthoponera goeldii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Acanthoponera
Species: A. goeldii
Binomial name
Acanthoponera goeldii
Forel, 1912

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Mexico.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • goeldii. Acanthoponera goeldii Forel, 1912c: 34 (w.) BRAZIL (Espirito Santo).
    • Status as species: Borgmeier, 1923: 55; Wheeler, W.M. 1923e: 188; Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 53; Feitosa, 2015c: 98.



  • Forel, A. 1912d. Formicides néotropiques. Part I. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 56: 28-49 (page 34, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).