Ponera versicolor

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Ponera versicolor
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Diacamma rugosum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: Ponera versicolor
Smith, F., 1857

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


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

  • versicolor. Ponera versicolor Smith, F. 1857a: 65 (w.) BORNEO. Combination in Diacamma: Emery, 1887b: 438. Subspecies of geometricum: Emery, 1887b: 438. Junior synonym of rugosum: Roger, 1863b: 16; Emery, 1897b: 153; Emery, 1911d: 66.