Checklist of Hypoponera species

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Hypoponera
Ponerinae
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Hypoponera inexorata
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 177
Invalid Species 56
Fossils 1
Countries Occupied 159
Year Described 1938
First Species Described 1858
Last Species Described 2015

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Hypoponera. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Hypoponera species and for distribution information see Hypoponera species by Country.

A

abeillei (André, 1881) (Egypt, France, Iberian Peninsula, Israel, Italy, Malta, Oman, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia)
agilis (Borgmeier, 1934) (Suriname)
aitkenii (Forel, 1900) (India, Sri Lanka)
albopubescens (Menozzi, 1939) (Indonesia, New Guinea)
aliena (Smith, F., 1858) (Brazil)
angustata (Santschi, 1914) (Cameroun, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda)
aprora Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (United Republic of Tanzania)
argentina (Santschi, 1922) (Argentina, Paraguay)
assmuthi (Forel, 1905) (India)
austra Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (South Africa)

B

beebei (Wheeler, W.M., 1924) (Ecuador, Galapagos Islands)
beppin Terayama, 1999 (China, Japan)
biroi (Emery, 1900) (New Guinea, Solomon Islands)
blanda Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Central African Republic, Uganda)
boerorum (Forel, 1901) (Belgium, South Africa)
bugnioni (Forel, 1912) (Indonesia, Sri Lanka)
bulawayensis (Forel, 1913) (United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe)
butteli (Forel, 1913) (Indonesia)

C

camerunensis (Santschi, 1914) (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Uganda)
ceylonensis (Mayr, 1897) (China, Sri Lanka)
clavatula (Emery, 1906) (Argentina)
coeca (Santschi, 1914) (Angola, Cameroun, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania)
   • Ponera myrmicariae Wasmann, 1918

collegiana (Santschi, 1925) (Brazil)
collegiana paranensis (Santschi, 1925) (Brazil)
comis Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (United Republic of Tanzania)
confinis (Roger, 1860) (Bangladesh, China, India, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), New Guinea, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tonga)
   • Ponera convexiuscula nautarum Santschi, 1938

confinis epinotalis (Viehmeyer, 1916) (Singapore)
confinis javana (Forel, 1905) (Borneo, Indonesia, Krakatau Islands, Malaysia, Philippines)
confinis singaporensis (Viehmeyer, 1916) (Singapore)
congrua (Wheeler, W.M., 1934) (Australia)
convexiuscula (Forel, 1900) (Australia)
creola (Menozzi, 1931) (Costa Rica, Mexico)

D

decora (Clark, 1934) (Australia)
defessa Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Cameroun, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Togo)
dema Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Rwanda, Uganda)
dis Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (United Republic of Tanzania)
distinguenda (Emery, 1890) (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Paraguay, Venezuela)
distinguenda dispar (Santschi, 1925) (Brazil)
distinguenda histrio (Forel, 1912) (Argentina, Brazil)
distinguenda inexpedita (Forel, 1911) (Brazil)
distinguenda vana (Forel, 1909) (Guatemala)
dulcis (Forel, 1907) (Angola, Cameroun, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe)
   • Ponera dulcis uncta Santschi, 1914
   • Ponera lamottei Bernard, 1953
   • Ponera lotti Weber, 1947
   • Ponera mandibularis Bernard, 1953
   • Ponera muscicola Weber, 1947
   • Ponera rothkirchi Wasmann, 1918
   • Ponera villiersi Bernard, 1953

E

eduardi (Forel, 1894) (Algeria, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Chile, Comoros, Croatia, France, Georgia, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Israel, Italy, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Russian Federation, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates)
   • Ponera antipodum Forel, 1895
   • Ponera dideroti Forel, 1913
   • Ponera opaciceps chilensis Forel, 1914

elliptica (Forel, 1900) (Australia, New Caledonia)
emeryi (Donisthorpe, 1943) (New Guinea)
eutrepta (Wilson, 1958) (Fiji)
   • Ponera biroi rugosa Mann, 1921

exigua Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Ethiopia)
exoecata (Wheeler, W.M., 1928) (China)

F

faceta (Menozzi, 1931) (Costa Rica)
faex Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Ethiopia)
fatiga Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Central African Republic, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania)
fenestralis (Gallardo, 1918) (Argentina)
fiebrigi (Forel, 1908) (Paraguay)
fiebrigi antoniensis (Forel, 1912) (Colombia)
fiebrigi famini (Forel, 1912) (Colombia)
fiebrigi transiens (Santschi, 1925) (Argentina)
foeda (Forel, 1893) (Brazil, Greater Antilles, Mexico)
foeda saroltae (Forel, 1912) (Brazil)
foreli (Mayr, 1887) (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Venezuela)

G

gibbinota (Forel, 1912) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
gracilicornis (Menozzi, 1931) (Costa Rica)
grandidieri (Santschi, 1921) (Madagascar)

H

hawkesi Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (United Republic of Tanzania)
hebes Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Rwanda)
herbertonensis (Forel, 1915) (Australia)

I

idelettae (Santschi, 1923) (Brazil)
ignavia Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (South Africa, Zimbabwe)
ignigera (Menozzi, 1927) (Costa Rica)
iheringi (Forel, 1908) (Brazil)
importuna Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Central African Republic, Gabon, Kenya)
inaudax (Santschi, 1919) (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria)
indigens (Forel, 1895) (Comoros, Mayotte)
indigens bellicosa (Forel, 1895) (Madagascar)
inexorata (Wheeler, W.M., 1903) (Costa Rica, Mexico, United States)
inexorata fallax (Forel, 1909) (Guatemala)

J

jeanneli (Santschi, 1935) (Cameroun, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe)
   • Ponera coarctata imatongica Weber, 1942
   • Ponera jeanneli abyssinica Santschi, 1938

jocosa Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Ethiopia)
johannae (Forel, 1891) (Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles)
juxta Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Ethiopia)

K

kashmirensis Bharti, Akbar, Wachkoo & Singh, 2015 (India)

L

lamellosa (Forel, 1907) (Malaysia)
lassa Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Ghana, Ivory Coast)
lea (Santschi, 1937) (Sierra Leone)
leninei (Santschi, 1925) (Brazil)
lepida Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Central African Republic, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria)
leveillei (Emery, 1890) (Venezuela)
longiceps (Forel, 1913) (Indonesia)
ludovicae (Forel, 1892) (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius)
lumpurensis (Forel, 1907) (Malaysia)
lumpurensis slamatana (Forel, 1913) (Indonesia)

M

mackayensis (Forel, 1900) (Australia)
macradelphe (Wilson, 1958) (New Guinea)
madecassa (Santschi, 1938) (Madagascar)
malayana (Wheeler, W.M., 1929) (Malaysia)
menozzii (Santschi, 1932) (Costa Rica)
   • Ponera longiceps Menozzi, 1931

meridia Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (South Africa)
mesoponeroides (Radchenko, 1993) (Vietnam)
mixta Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Kenya)
molesta Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon)
monticola (Mann, 1921) (Fiji)

N

natalensis (Santschi, 1914) (South Africa)
neglecta (Santschi, 1923) (Brazil)
nippona (Santschi, 1937) (China, Japan, Republic of Korea)
nitidula (Emery, 1890) (Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico)
nivariana (Santschi, 1908) (Canary Islands, Spain)
nubatama Terayama & Hashimoto, 1996 (Japan)

O

obtunsa Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Zimbabwe)
occidentalis (Bernard, 1953) (Cameroun, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe)
   • Ponera intermedia Bernard, 1953

odiosa Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Cameroun)
opaciceps (Mayr, 1887) (American Samoa, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Japan, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Micronesia (Federated States of), Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Uruguay)
   • Ponera andrei Emery, 1900
   • Ponera opaciceps postangustata Forel, 1908
   • Ponera perkinsi Forel, 1899

opaciceps cubana (Santschi, 1930) (Cuba, Greater Antilles)
opaciceps gaigei (Forel, 1914) (Colombia)
opaciceps jamaicensis (Aguayo, 1932) (Jamaica)
opaciceps pampana (Santschi, 1925) (Argentina)
opacior (Forel, 1893) (Argentina, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Greater Antilles, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States)
orba (Emery, 1915) (Eritrea, Ethiopia)

P

pallidula (Emery, 1900) (Lord Howe Island, New Guinea)
   • Ponera pallidula fuscula Emery, 1901

papuana (Emery, 1900) (New Guinea, Solomon Islands)
parva (Forel, 1909) (Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Venezuela)
perparva Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Congo, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania)
perplexa (Mann, 1922) (Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama)
petiolata (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea)
pia (Forel, 1901) (New Guinea)
producta Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Gabon)
pruinosa (Emery, 1900) (Micronesia (Federated States of), New Guinea, Northern Mariana Islands, Philippines, Solomon Islands)
   • Ponera mocsaryi Emery, 1900

pulchra Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Equatorial Guinea)
punctatissima (Roger, 1859) (Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Balearic Islands, Barbados, Belgium, Benin, Bermuda, Botswana, Bulgaria, Canada, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, China, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Galapagos Islands, Germany, Ghana, Greater Antilles, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Hawaii, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia (Federated States of), Morocco, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Zealand, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Palau, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Réunion, Saint Helena, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Socotra Archipelago, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, São Tomé & Principe, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Republic of Tanzania, United States, United States Virgin Islands, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe)
   • Ponera androgyna Roger, 1859
   • Ponera argonautorum Arnoldi, 1932
   • Ponera breviceps Bernard, 1953
   • Ponera brevis Santschi, 1921
   • Ponera dulcis aemula Santschi, 1911
   • Ponera ergatandria Forel, 1893
   • Ponera ergatandria bondroiti Forel, 1911
   • Ponera ergatandria cognata Santschi, 1912
   • Ponera ergatandria petri Forel, 1916
   • Ponera incisa Santschi, 1914
   • Ponera kalakauae Forel, 1899
   • Ponera mesoepinotalis Weber, 1942
   • Ponera mina Wheeler, W.M., 1927
   • Ponera mumfordi Wheeler, W.M., 1933
   • Ponera punctatissima exacta Santschi, 1923
   • Ponera punctatissima jugata Forel, 1892
   • Ponera punctatissima schauinslandi Emery, 1899
   • Ponera ragusai sordida Santschi, 1914
   • Ponera sulcatinasis durbanensis Forel, 1914
   • Ponera sulcitana Stefani, 1970
   • Ponera tarda Charsley, 1877
   • Ponera ursoidea Bernard, 1953

punctatissima indifferens (Forel, 1895) (Madagascar)
punctiventris (Emery, 1901) (New Guinea)
pygmaea (Forel, 1907) (Malaysia)

Q

quaestio Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (United Republic of Tanzania)
queenslandensis (Forel, 1900) (Australia)

R

ragusai (Emery, 1894) (Algeria, Bangladesh, Borneo, Canary Islands, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, Hawaii, Iberian Peninsula, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Malta, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, United States)
   • Ponera gleadowi Forel, 1895
   • Ponera gleadowi aethiopica Forel, 1907
   • Ponera gleadowii decipiens Forel, 1899
   • Ponera gyptis Santschi, 1921
   • Ponera japonica formosae Forel, 1913
   • Ponera lesnei Bondroit, 1916
   • Ponera massiliensis Bondroit, 1920
   • Ponera oblongiceps Smith, M.R., 1939
   • Ponera parva Bondroit, 1918
   • Ponera ragusai santschii Emery, 1909

rectidens (Clark, 1934) (Australia)
regis Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (United Republic of Tanzania)
reichenspergeri (Santschi, 1923) (Brazil, Paraguay)
rigida Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Uganda)

S

sabronae (Donisthorpe, 1941) (New Guinea, Philippines)
sakalava (Forel, 1891) (Madagascar)
sakalava excelsior (Forel, 1892) (Madagascar)
sauteri Onoyama, 1989 (China, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan)
schmalzi (Emery, 1896) (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay)
schmalzi fugitans (Forel, 1912) (Brazil)
schmalzi paulina (Forel, 1913) (Brazil)
schmidti Bharti, Akbar, Wachkoo & Singh, 2015 (India)
schwebeli (Forel, 1913) (Brazil)
scitula (Clark, 1934) (Australia)
segnis Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda)
shattucki Bharti, Akbar, Wachkoo & Singh, 2015 (India)
silvestrii (Donisthorpe, 1947) (Vietnam)
sinuosa (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea, Ivory Coast)
siremps (Forel, 1901) (New Guinea)
sororcula (Wilson, 1958) (New Guinea, Solomon Islands)
spei (Forel, 1910) (Mozambique, South Africa)
   • Ponera spei fidelis Santschi, 1926

stoica (Santschi, 1912) (Uruguay)
sulcatinasis (Santschi, 1914) (South Africa)
   • Ponera spei devota Santschi, 1914

sulciceps (Clark, 1928) (Australia)
surda Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Kenya)

T

taprobanae (Forel, 1913) (Sri Lanka)
tecta Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Kenya)
tenella (Emery, 1901) (New Guinea)
traegaordhi (Santschi, 1914) (South Africa)
transvaalensis (Arnold, 1947) (South Africa)
trigona (Mayr, 1887) (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Paraguay)
trigona cauta (Forel, 1912) (Brazil)
tristis Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Rwanda, Uganda)
truncata (Smith, F., 1860) (Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sulawesi)
turaga (Mann, 1921) (Fiji)

U

ursa (Santschi, 1924) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya)

V

vanreesi (Forel, 1912) (Indonesia)
venusta Bolton & Fisher, 2011 (Rwanda)
vernacula (Kempf, 1962) (Brazil)
viri (Santschi, 1923) (Brazil)
vitiensis (Mann, 1921) (Fiji)

W

wilsoni (Santschi, 1925) (Brazil, Paraguay)
wroughtonii (Forel, 1900) (India, Sri Lanka)

Z

zwaluwenburgi (Wheeler, W.M., 1933) (Hawaii, Japan)

Fossil Species

A

atavia (Mayr, 1868) (Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene))