Acanthoponera crassa

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Acanthoponera crassa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acanthoponera minor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Acanthoponera
Species: Acanthoponera crassa
Brown, 1958

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


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

  • crassa. Acanthoponera crassa Brown, 1958g: 255, fig. 10 (w.) ECUADOR. Junior synonym of minor: Kempf & Brown, 1968: 90.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 53, catalogue)
  • Kempf, W. W.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1968. Report on some Neotropical ant studies. Pap. Avulsos Zool. (Sao Paulo) 22: 89-102 (page 90, junior synonym of minor)