Acanthoponera spininodis

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Acanthoponera spininodis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Acanthoponera minor)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Acanthoponera
Species: Acanthoponera spininodis
Weber, 1939

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 New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • spininodis. Acanthoponera (Acanthoponera) spininodis Weber, 1939a: 97, fig. 2 (w.) TRINIDAD. Junior synonym of minor: Brown, 1958g: 194.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 54, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 194, junior synonym of minor)
  • Weber, N. A. 1939a. New ants of rare genera and a new genus of ponerine ants. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 32: 91-104 (page 97, fig. 2 worker described)