Mesoponera weberi

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Mesoponera weberi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Mesoponera
Species: M. weberi
Binomial name
Mesoponera weberi
(Bernard, 1953)

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Guinea (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • weberi. Euponera (Xiphopelta) weberi Bernard, 1953b: 194, fig. 2e (w.) GUINEA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Guinea: Kéoulenta, 27.iii, savane (no collector’s name, probably Lamotte).
    • Type-depository: MNHN.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 311;
    • combination in Mesoponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 111.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 311.
    • Distribution: Ghana, Guinea.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bernard F. 1953. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire 19: 165-270.
  • Levieux J., and T. Diomande. 1985. Evolution des peuplements de fourmis terricoles selon l'age de la végétation dans une foret de Cote d'Ivoire intacte ou soumise à l'action humaine. Insectes Sociaux 32(2): 128-139.