Dinoponera australis bucki

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Dinoponera australis bucki
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 australis bucki
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.

  • bucki. Dinoponera australis subsp. bucki Borgmeier, 1937b: 228, figs. 7, 9 (w.m.) BRAZIL (Rio Grande do Sul).
    • Type-material: lectotype male (by designation of Dias, A.M. & Lattke, 2021: 23), 2 paralectotype workers.
    • Type-locality: lectotype Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul, Palmeira das Missões, 27.i.1929, no. 4.826 (P. Buck); paralectotypes with same data.
    • Type-depository: MZSP.
    • Subspecies of australis: Kempf, 1971: 386; Kempf, 1972a: 97; Bolton, 1995b: 171; Lenhart, et al. 2013: 135.
    • Junior synonym of grandis: Dias, A.M. & Lattke, 2021: 22.