Mesoponera ambigua

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Mesoponera ambigua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. ambigua
Binomial name
Mesoponera ambigua
(André, 1890)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Comoros, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone (type locality), Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Yemen.
Malagasy Region: Madagascar, Mayotte.


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Nomenclature

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

  • ambigua. Pachycondyla ambigua André, 1890: 316 (q.) SIERRA LEONE. Combination in Euponera (Brachyponera): Emery, 1901a: 47; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 302; in Mesoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 110.

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