Brachyponera luteipes continentalis

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Brachyponera luteipes continentalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Brachyponera
Species: B. luteipes
Subspecies: B. luteipes continentalis
Trinomial name
Brachyponera luteipes continentalis
(Karavaiev, 1925)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • continentalis. Euponera (Brachyponera) luteipes var. continentalis Karavaiev, 1925b: 125, fig. 3d (w.) INDIA (Karnataka).
    • Type-material: 2 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: India (“Vorderindien”): Kanara (no collector’s name) (received from Forel).
    • Type-depository: SIZK.
    • Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 304;
    • combination in Brachyponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 80.
    • Subspecies of luteipes: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 64; Bolton, 1995b: 304; Tiwari, 1999: 31; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 49.
    • Distribution: India.