Heteroponera inca

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Heteroponera inca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Heteroponera
Species: H. inca
Binomial name
Heteroponera inca
Brown, 1958

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Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 7.47423° to 1.25°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • inca. Heteroponera inca Brown, 1958g: 259, figs. 12, 13 (w.) COLOMBIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, paratype workers (number not stated, “a long series”).
    • Type-locality: holotype Colombia: Valle, ca 6 mi. W Cali, 1630 m., 20.iii.1955 (E.I. Schlinger & E.S. Ross); paratypes with same data.
    • Type-depositories: CASC (holotype); CASC, MCZC, MZSP, USNM (paratypes).
    • Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971b: 1201 (l.).
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1962a: 45 (redescription); Kempf, 1972a: 117; Fernández, 1993: 253; Bolton, 1995b: 212; Arias-Penna & Fernández, 2008: 115; Feitosa & Prada-Achiardi, 2019: 676.
    • Distribution: Colombia.

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arias-Penna T. M., and F. Fernández. 2008. Subfamilia Heteroponerinae. Pp. 109-117 in: Jiménez, E.; Fernández, F.; Arias, T.M.; Lozano-Zambrano, F. H. (eds.) 2008. Sistemática, biogeografía y conservación de las hormigas cazadoras de Colombia. Bogotá: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, xiv + 609 pp.
  • Bustos H., J. 1994. Contribucion al conocimiento de al fauna de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) del occidente del Departamento de Narino (Colombia). Bol. Mus. Ent. Univ. Valle 2(1,2):19-30
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Scott-Santos, C.P., F.A. Esteves, C.R.F. Brandao. 2008. Catalogue of "Poneromorph" ant type specimens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 48(11):75-88.
  • Ulloa Chacon P., M. L. Baena, J. Bustos, R. C. Aldana, J. A. Aldana, and M. A. Gamboa. 1996. Fauna de hormigas del departamento del Valle del Cauca (Colombia). Pp. 413-451. In Andrade-C M. G., G. Amat Garcia, and F. Fernandez. Insectoss de Colombia, estudios escogidos.