Euponera pulchella

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Euponera pulchella
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Mesoponera papuana)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: Euponera pulchella
Donisthorpe, 1941

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


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

  • pulchella. Euponera (Mesoponera) pulchella Donisthorpe, 1941c: 133 (w.q.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of papuana: Wilson, 1958d: 350.