Hypoponera opaciceps jamaicensis

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Hypoponera opaciceps jamaicensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. opaciceps
Subspecies: H. opaciceps jamaicensis
Trinomial name
Hypoponera opaciceps jamaicensis
(Aguayo, 1932)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Jamaica (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.

  • jamaicensis. Ponera opaciceps var. jamaicensis Aguayo, 1932: 216 (w.) JAMAICA. Combination in Hypoponera: Kempf, 1972a: 123. Currently subspecies of opaciceps: Wheeler, W.M. 1937b: 445.



  • Aguayo, C. G. 1932. Notes on West Indian ants. Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 27: 215-227 (page 216, worker described)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1972b. Catálogo abreviado das formigas da regia~o Neotropical. Stud. Entomol. 15: 3-344 (page 123, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1937b. Ants mostly from the mountains of Cuba. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 81: 439-465 (page 445, Subspecies of opaciceps)