Lioponera decorsei

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Lioponera decorsei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. decorsei
Binomial name
Lioponera decorsei
(Santschi, 1912)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Chad (type locality).

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

  • decorsei. Lioponera decorsei Santschi, 1912b: 150 (m.) CHAD.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 22.
    • Combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 163.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 757; Donisthorpe, 1939a: 254; Brown, 1975: 22; Bolton, 1995b: 142.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1): 1-115.
  • Santschi F. 1912. Fourmis d'Afrique et de Madagascar. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 56: 150-167.