Mesoponera ingesta

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Mesoponera ingesta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. ingesta
Binomial name
Mesoponera ingesta
(Wheeler, W.M., 1922)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality), Mali, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania.


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Nomenclature

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

  • ingesta. Euponera (Mesoponera) ingesta Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 82, fig. 14 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 306; in Mesoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 110.

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