Dinoponera snellingi

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Dinoponera snellingi
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 snellingi
Lenhart, Dash & Mackay, 2013

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.

  • snellingi. Dinoponera snellingi Lenhart, et al. 2013: 152, figs. 4D, 4I, 4N, 5B, 7, 9B, 10B, 11B, 13 (m.) BRAZIL (Mato Grosso do Sul).
    • Type-material: holotype male, 2 paratype males.
    • Type-locality: holotype Brazil: Mato Grosso do Sul, Campo Grande, 12.x.1989, #12404 (W.P. Mackay); paratypes with same data but 8.x.1989, #12359.
    • Type-depositories: MZSP (holotype); MCZC, WEMC (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Feitosa, 2015c: 98; Escárraga, et al. 2017: 134 (in key).
    • Junior synonym of grandis: Dias, A.M. & Lattke, 2021: 22.