Checklist of Mesoponera species

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Mesoponera
Ponerinae
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Mesoponera melanaria
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 27
Invalid Species 7
Fossils 0
Countries Occupied 39
Year Described 1900
First Species Described 1857
Last Species Described 1953

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Mesoponera. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Mesoponera species and for distribution information see Mesoponera species by Country.

A

ambigua (André, 1890) (Comoros, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Yemen)
australis (Forel, 1900) (Australia, New Guinea)

C

caffraria (Smith, F., 1858) (Botswana, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe)
   • Ponera guineensis André, 1890

caffraria affinis (Santschi, 1935) (Congo)
caffraria caffra (Santschi, 1935) (Guinea)

E

elisae (Forel, 1891) (Madagascar, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania)
elisae divaricata (Emery, 1915) (Eritrea, Ethiopia)
elisae redbankensis (Forel, 1913) (Zimbabwe)
elisae rotundata (Emery, 1895) (South Africa, Zimbabwe)
   • Ponera arnoldi Forel, 1913

escherichi (Forel, 1910) (Eritrea, Ethiopia)

F

flavopilosa (Weber, 1942) (Sudan, Yemen)

I

ingesta (Wheeler, W.M., 1922) (Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mali, Sierra Leone, United Republic of Tanzania)

M

manni (Viehmeyer, 1924) (India, New Guinea, Solomon Islands)
   • Euponera robiginosa Donisthorpe, 1941

melanaria (Emery, 1893) (China, India, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Vietnam)
melanaria macra (Emery, 1894) (Seychelles)

N

nimba (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea)
   • Pachycondyla neonimba Özdikmen, 2010

novemdentata (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea)

P

papuana (Viehmeyer, 1914) (New Guinea, Solomon Islands)
   • Euponera pulchella Donisthorpe, 1941
   • Euponera viehmeyeri Donisthorpe, 1948

picea (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea)

R

rubra (Smith, F., 1857) (Australia, Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea, Singapore, Thailand)
rubra javana (Forel, 1905) (Indonesia)
   • Pachycondyla rubra minirubra Özdikmen, 2010

S

scolopax (Emery, 1899) (Cameroun)
senegalensis (Santschi, 1914) (Guinea, Senegal)
subiridescens (Wheeler, W.M., 1922) (Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Mozambique, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania)

T

testacea (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea, Israel)

V

villiersi (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea)

W

weberi (Bernard, 1953) (Guinea)