Dinoponera australis brevis

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Dinoponera grandis brevis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Dinoponera grandis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Dinoponera
Species: Dinoponera grandis brevis
Borgmeier, 1937

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


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

  • brevis. Dinoponera australis var. brevis Borgmeier, 1937b: 227.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Paraguay: (no further data) (Reichensperger).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • [First available use of Dinoponera grandis subsp. australis var. brevis Santschi, 1929a: 416 (w.) PARAGUAY; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Junior synonym of australis: Kempf, 1971: 382; Kempf, 1972a: 96; Bolton, 1995b: 171; Lenhart, et al. 2013: 135.
    • Junior synonym of grandis: Dias, A.M. & Lattke, 2021: 22.