Parvaponera myropola

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Parvaponera myropola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Parvaponera
Species: P. myropola
Binomial name
Parvaponera myropola
(Menozzi, 1925)

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Type Specimen Label



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.



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

  • myropola. Euponera (Trachymesopus) myropola Menozzi, 1925c: 444 (q.) PHILIPPINES (Luzon I.).
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Philippines: Luzon, Laguna, Los Baños (C.F. Baker).
    • Type-depository: IEUB.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307;
    • combination in Parvaponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 200.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1928h: 122; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 65; Baltazar, 1966: 244; Bolton, 1995b: 307.
    • Distribution: Indonesia (Sumatra), Philippines (Luzon).



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
  • Santschi F. 1928. Fourmis de Sumatra, récoltées par Mr. J. B. Corporaal. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 71: 119-140.