Ponera castanea

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Ponera castanea
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Austroponera castaneicolor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Austroponera
Species: Ponera castanea
Smith, F., 1876

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Austroponera castaneicolor.


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

  • castanea. Ponera castanea Smith, F., 1876c: 489 (w.q.) NEW ZEALAND. [Junior primary homonym of castanea Mayr, above.] Replacement name: castaneicolor: Dalla Torre, 1893: 38.