Acanthoponera mucronata

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Acanthoponera mucronata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Acanthoponera
Species: A. mucronata
Binomial name
Acanthoponera mucronata
(Roger, 1860)
Synonyms

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Specimen label information

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 11.13805556° to -28.05055556°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • mucronata. Ponera mucronata Roger, 1860: 299 (q.) BRAZIL (no state data).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Brazil: (no further data) .
    • Type-depository: MNHU.
    • Mayr, 1862: 733 (w.); Ketterl & Verhaagh, 2004: 66 (m.).
    • Combination in Ectatomma: Roger, 1863b: 17;
    • combination in Ectatomma (Acanthoponera): Mayr, 1862: 733; Mayr, 1887: 540;
    • combination in Acanthoponera: Emery, 1911d: 36.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1862: 733; Mayr, 1863: 410; Roger, 1863b: 17; Dalla Torre, 1893: 25; Emery, 1894c: 143; Forel, 1895b: 112; Forel, 1899c: 9; Forel, 1905b: 156; Emery, 1911d: 36; Forel, 1912c: 34; Luederwaldt, 1918: 34; Borgmeier, 1923: 55; Wheeler, W.M. 1923e: 189; Borgmeier, 1939: 418; Kusnezov, 1953b: 336; Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Fernández, 1993: 251; Bolton, 1995b: 54; Ketterl & Verhaagh, 2004: 66; Wild, 2007b: 29; Arias-Penna & Fernández, 2008: 112; Feitosa, 2015c: 98; Guénard & Economo, 2015: 227; Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019: 675.
    • Senior synonym of goyana: Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 54.
    • Senior synonym of plaumanni: Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 54.
    • Senior synonym of wagneri: Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 54.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.
  • goyana. Acanthoponera goeldii subsp. goyana Borgmeier, 1939: 418 (w.) BRAZIL (Goiás).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Goyaz (= Goiás), Campinas, ix.1927 (P. Schwarzmaier).
    • Type-depository: MZSP.
    • Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 53.
  • plaumanni. Acanthoponera plaumanni Donisthorpe, 1938a: 140 (w.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Nova Teutonia, 27°11’8’’S, 52°23’W, ix.1935 (F. Plaumann) .
    • Type-depository: BMNH.
    • Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 54.
  • wagneri. Acanthoponera mucronata var. wagneri Santschi, 1921g: 84 (w.) ARGENTINA (Santiago del Estero).
    • Type-material: 2 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Santiago del Estero, Banderas, 55 km. N Icaño, 1910, chaco (E.R. Wagner) .
    • Type-depository: MNHN, NHMB.
    • Subspecies of mucronata: Wheeler, W.M. 1923e: 190.
    • Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194; Kempf, 1972a: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 54.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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