Ponera pestilentia

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Ponera pestilentia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Paltothyreus tarsatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Paltothyreus
Species: Ponera pestilentia
Smith, F., 1858

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


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

  • pestilentia. Ponera pestilentia Smith, F. 1858b: 92 (w.) SIERRA LEONE. Junior synonym of tarsatus: Roger, 1860: 310.