Ponera ocellifera

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Ponera ocellifera
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys processionalis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Ponera ocellifera
Roger, 1861

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

Nomenclature

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

  • ocellifera. Ponera ocellifera Roger, 1861a: 13 (w.) SRI LANKA. Forel, 1900d: 309 (m.). Combination in Lobopelta: Roger, 1863b: 19; in Leptogenys: Emery, 1895k: 461. Junior synonym of mutabilis: Mayr, 1879: 665. Revived from synonymy: Dalla Torre, 1893: 45. Senior synonym of andrei: Emery, 1895k: 461 (footnote). Junior synonym of processionalis: Emery, 1911d: 105. See also: Bingham, 1903: 57.

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