Hypoponera monticola

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Hypoponera monticola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. monticola
Binomial name
Hypoponera monticola
(Mann, 1921)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Fiji (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • monticola. Ponera monticola Mann, 1921: 418, fig. 5 (w.) FIJI IS. Santschi, 1928c: 67 (q.). Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1967a: 12.



  • Mann, W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 401-499 (page 418, fig. 5 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928c. Fourmis de îles Fidji. Rev. Suisse Zool. 35: 67-74 (page 67, queen described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1967a. A monographic revision of the ant genus Ponera Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pac. Insects Monogr. 13: 1-112 (page 12, Combination in Hypoponera)