Mesoponera manni

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Mesoponera manni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. manni
Binomial name
Mesoponera manni
(Viehmeyer, 1924)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea, Solomon Islands (type locality).
Oriental Region: India.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • manni. Euponera (Mesoponera) melanaria subsp. manni Viehmeyer, 1924a: 228 (w.) SOLOMON IS. Combination in Mesoponera: Wilson, 1958d: 349; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307; in Mesoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 110. Raised to species: Wilson, 1958d: 349. Senior synonym of robiginosa: Wilson, 1958d: 349.
  • robiginosa. Euponera (Mesoponera) robiginosa Donisthorpe, 1941c: 131 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of manni: Wilson, 1958d: 349.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Donisthorpe H. 1941. Descriptions of new species of ants from New Guinea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)7: 129-144.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Wilson E. O. 1958. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 119: 303-371.
  • Wilson Edward O. 1959. Adaptive Shift and Dispersal in a Tropical Ant Fauna. Evolution 13(1): 122-144