Ponera bicolor Donisthorpe

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Ponera bicolor
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Brachyponera croceicornis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Brachyponera
Species: Ponera bicolor
Donisthorpe, 1949

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Brachyponera croceicornis.

Nomenclature

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

  • bicolor. Ponera bicolor Donisthorpe, 1949b: 492 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of bicolor Guérin-Méneville, above.] Junior synonym of croceicornis: Wilson, 1958d: 347.

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