Hypoponera gibbinota

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Hypoponera gibbinota
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. gibbinota
Binomial name
Hypoponera gibbinota
(Forel, 1912)

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Palaearctic Region: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (type locality).

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

  • gibbinota. Ponera opaciceps var. gibbinota Forel, 1912n: 52 (w.) GREAT BRITAIN. Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 214. Raised to species: Seifert, 2003: 74; Bolton & Fisher, 2011: 113.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 214, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Forel, A. 1912o. Einige neue und interessante Ameisenformen aus Sumatra etc. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15("Erster Ba Band: 51-78 (page 52, worker described)
  • Seifert, B. 2003d. Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger) and H. schauinslandi (Emery) - two morphologically and biologically distinct species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Abh. Ber. Naturkundemus. Görlitz 75(1): 61-81 (page 68, Raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327