Prionopelta aethiopica

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Prionopelta aethiopica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Prionopelta
Species: P. aethiopica
Binomial name
Prionopelta aethiopica
Arnold, 1949

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • aethiopica. Prionopelta descarpentriesi subsp. aethiopica Arnold, 1949: 263, fig. 4 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Raised to species: Brown, 1960a: 177.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1960a. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230 (page 177, raised to species)


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1960. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122: 143-230.
  • Terron G. 1974. Découverte au Cameroun de deux espèces nouvelles du genre Prionopelta Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Annales de la Faculté des Sciences, Université Fédérale du Cameroun 17: 105-119.