Ponera muscicola

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Ponera muscicola
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Hypoponera dulcis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: Ponera muscicola
Weber, 1947

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


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

  • muscicola. Ponera muscicola Weber, 1942a: 45, fig. 13 (q.) SUDAN. Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 215. Junior synonym of dulcis: Bolton & Fisher, 2011: 43.