Prionopelta humicola

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Prionopelta humicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Tribe: Amblyoponini
Genus: Prionopelta
Species: P. humicola
Binomial name
Prionopelta humicola
Terron, 1974

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Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Gabon, Rwanda, Uganda.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Prionopelta humicola, Kibale forest, Uganda. Image © Alex Wild.


Prionopelta humicola, Kibale forest, Uganda. Image © Alex Wild.


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

  • humicola. Prionopelta humicola Terron, 1974: 115, figs. 1-3 (w.q.) CAMEROUN.



  • Terron, G. 1974. Découverte au Cameroun de deux espèces nouvelles du genre Prionopelta Mayr (Hym., Formicidae). Ann. Fac. Sci. Univ. Féd. Cameroun 17: 105-119 (page 115, figs. 103 worker, queen described)