Hypoponera argentina

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Hypoponera argentina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. argentina
Binomial name
Hypoponera argentina
(Santschi, 1922)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality), Paraguay.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • argentina. Ponera distinguenda var. argentina Santschi, 1922d: 242 (w.) ARGENTINA. Combination in Hypoponera: Kempf, 1972a: 121. Raised to species: Santschi, 1925b: 8; Santschi, 1925e: 154.

Description

References

  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 121, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Santschi, F. 1922e. Description de nouvelles fourmis de l'Argentine et pays limitrophes. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 94: 241-262 (page 242, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1925b [1924]. Nouvelles fourmis brésiliennes. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 64: 5-20 (page 8, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1925e. Fourmis des provinces argentines de Santa Fe, Catamarca, Santa Cruz, Córdoba et Los Andes. Comun. Mus. Nac. Hist. Nat. "Bernardino Rivadavia" 2: 149-168 (page 154, Raised to species)