Ponera laeviuscula

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Ponera laeviuscula
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Megaponera analis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Megaponera
Species: Ponera laeviuscula
Gerstäcker, 1859

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


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

  • laeviuscula. Ponera laeviuscula Gerstäcker, 1859: 262 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. [Also described as new by Gerstäcker, 1862: 505.] Junior synonym of foetens: Roger, 1860: 310.