Hypoponera albopubescens

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Hypoponera albopubescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. albopubescens
Binomial name
Hypoponera albopubescens
(Menozzi, 1939)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), New Guinea.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.

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.




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

  • albopubescens. Ponera albopubescens Menozzi, 1939b: 177, fig. 2 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 213.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 213, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Menozzi, C. 1939b. Qualche nuova formica di Sumatra. Tijdschr. Entomol. 82: 175-181 (page 177, fig. 2 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Menozzi C. 1939. Qualche nuova formica di Sumatra. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 82: 175-181.