Hypoponera truncata

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Hypoponera truncata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Hypoponera
Species: H. truncata
Binomial name
Hypoponera truncata
(Smith, F., 1860)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia, Sulawesi.
Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: China.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • truncata. Ponera truncata Smith, F. 1860a: 72 (q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Forel, 1905c: 6 (w.). Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 216; Tang, Li, et al., 1995: 35. See also: Bingham, 1903: 90.

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

Ponera truncata

Holotype dealate queen in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Mak.” (= Makassar, Sulawesi) and with a Donisthorpe type-label.

Description

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 90, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 216, Combination in Hypoponera)
  • Forel, A. 1905f. Ameisen aus Java. Gesammelt von Prof. Karl Kraepelin 1904. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 22: 1-26 (page 6, worker described)
  • Smith, F. 1860a. Descriptions of new species of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at Celebes. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 5(17b)(suppl. to vol. 4 4: 57-93 (page 72, queen described)
  • Tang, J.; Li, S.; Huang, E.; Zhang, B.; Chen, Y. 1995. Economic insect fauna of China. Fasc. 47. Hymenoptera: Formicidae (1). Beijing: Academy of Science Publishing House, ix + 134 pp. (page 35, Combination in Hypoponera)