Mesoponera caffraria affinis

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mesoponera caffraria affinis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. caffraria
Subspecies: M. caffraria affinis
Trinomial name
Mesoponera caffraria affinis
(Santschi, 1935)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • affinis. Euponera (Mesoponera) caffraria var. affinis Santschi, 1935b: 258 (w.) CONGO. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 302; in Mesoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 110.

Description

References