Heteroponera carinifrons

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Heteroponera carinifrons
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Heteroponera
Species: H. carinifrons
Binomial name
Heteroponera carinifrons
Mayr, 1887



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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • carinifrons. Heteroponera carinifrons Mayr, 1887: 533 (w.) CHILE. Emery, 1906c: 112 (q.). Combination in Acanthoponera: Emery, 1895g: 347; in A. (Anacanthoponera): Wheeler, W.M. 1923e: 186; in Heteroponera: Brown, 1952h: 70. See also: Brown, 1958g: 257.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1952k. Heteroponera Mayr reinstated (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 59: 70 (page 70, Combination in Heteroponera)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 257, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1895h. Descriptions de quelques fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 345-358 (page 347, Combination in Acanthoponera)
  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 112, queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 533, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1923f. Ants of the genera Myopias and Acanthoponera. Psyche (Camb.) 30: 175-192 (page 186, Combination in A. (Anacanthoponera))