Dinoponera australis bucki

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Dinoponera australis bucki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Dinoponera
Species: D. australis
Subspecies: D. australis bucki
Trinomial name
Dinoponera australis bucki
Borgmeier, 1937

Lenhart et al. (2013) - The male coloration difference is the basis for the designation of the subspecies D. australis bucki and D. a. nigricolor. These may be separate species or the product of intra-specific variation, but this cannot be diagnosed here as the types designated by Borgmeier (1937) were not available to us and the extent of intra-specific variation could not be determined from the limited sample size available.



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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.

  • bucki. Dinoponera australis subsp. bucki Borgmeier, 1937b: 228, figs. 7, 8 (w.m.) BRAZIL. See also: Kempf, 1971: 386.