Heteroponera carinifrons

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Heteroponera carinifrons
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Heteroponerini
Genus: Heteroponera
Species: H. carinifrons
Binomial name
Heteroponera carinifrons
Mayr, 1887

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Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -34.439444° to -39.885924°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • carinifrons. Heteroponera carinifrons Mayr, 1887: 533 (w.) CHILE.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Chile: Valdivia (no collector’s name).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Emery, 1906c: 112 (q.).
    • Combination in Acanthoponera: Emery, 1895g: 347;
    • combination in A. (Anacanthoponera): Wheeler, W.M. 1923e: 186;
    • combination in Heteroponera: Brown, 1952h: 70.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 43; Emery, 1906c: 112; Emery, 1911d: 36; Wheeler, W.M. 1923e: 186; Goetsch & Menozzi, 1935: 94; Brown, 1958g: 195, 257; Kempf, 1962a: 45; Kempf, 1970a: 19; Kempf, 1972a: 117; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 66; Bolton, 1995b: 212.
    • Distribution: Chile.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1906. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 37: 107-194.
  • Feitosa dos Santos Machado R. 2011. Revisao taxonomica e analise filogenetica de Heteroponerinae (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). PhD thesis Universidade de Sao Paulo. 311 pages.
  • Goetsch W. and C. Menozzi. 1935. Die Ameisen Chiles. Konowia 14: 94-102
  • Goetsch, W., and C. Menozzi. "Die Ameisen Chiles." Konowia 14 (1935): 94-102.
  • Kempf W. W. 1962. Retoques à classificação das formigas neotropicais do gênero Heteroponera Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 15: 29-47.
  • Kempf W. W. 1970. Catálogo das formigas do Chile. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 23: 17-43.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Snelling R. R., and J. H. Hunt. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Revista Chilena de Entomología 9: 63-129.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1923. Ants of the genera Myopias and Acanthoponera. Psyche (Cambridge) 30: 175-192.