Hypoponera aliena

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Hypoponera aliena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. aliena
Binomial name
Hypoponera aliena
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -12.82691667° to -12.85302778°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • aliena. Ponera aliena Smith, F. 1858b: 99 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Hypoponera: Kempf, 1972a: 121.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Ponera aliena

Holotype worker in The Natural History Museum. Labelled “Brazil, Swainson,” and “type. F. Sm. Coll. 79.22.” Another specimen, originally regarded as a second syntype of aliena, is a worker of Hypoponera gleadowi (Forel), according to a det. label applied by R.W. Taylor, 25.iv.1965.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).