Euponera atrovirens splendida

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Euponera atrovirens splendida
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neoponera carbonaria)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Neoponera
Species: Euponera atrovirens splendida
Forel, 1901

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • splendida. Euponera (Mesoponera) atrovirens r. splendida Forel, 1901f: 340 (w.) ECUADOR. Combination in Mesoponera: Kempf, 1972a: 141; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 310. Junior synonym of carbonaria: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 228.

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