Euponera niger

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Euponera niger
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys breviceps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Euponera niger
Donisthorpe, 1949

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Leptogenys breviceps.


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

  • niger. Euponera (Brachyponera) niger Donisthorpe, 1949g: 405 (m.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of breviceps: Wilson, 1958a: 116.