Plectroctena latinodis

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Plectroctena latinodis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Plectroctena
Species: P. latinodis
Binomial name
Plectroctena latinodis
Santschi, 1924

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).


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Nomenclature

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

  • latinodis. Plectroctena latinodis Santschi, 1924a: 165, fig. 2 (w.q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. See also: Bolton, 1974c: 323.

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References

  • Bolton, B. 1974c. A revision of the ponerine ant genus Plectroctena F. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 30: 309-338 (page 323, see also)
  • Santschi, F. 1924a. Revue du genre Plectroctena F. Smith. Rev. Suisse Zool. 31: 155-173 (page 165, fig. 2 worker, queen described)