Lioponera nigriventris

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Lioponera nigriventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. nigriventris
Binomial name
Lioponera nigriventris
(Clark, 1924)

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Specimen Labels

An inconspicuous small species found in the south-west and goldfields of the SWBP. (Heterick 2009)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -31.616° to -31.88333°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nigriventris. Phyracaces nigriventris Clark, 1924b: 84, pl. 6, figs. 3, 4 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Western Australia).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype ergatoid queen.
    • Type-locality: Australia: Western Australia, National Park (J. Clark).
    • Type-depository: MVMA.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 23;
    • combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 164.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 23; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 27; Taylor, 1987a: 18; Bolton, 1995b: 144; Heterick, 2009: 129.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Heterick B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of south-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 76: 1-206.