Lioponera braytoni

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Lioponera braytoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Lioponera
Species: L. braytoni
Binomial name
Lioponera braytoni
(Weber, 1949)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • braytoni. Phyracaces braytoni Weber, 1949a: 3, fig. 4 (w.) KENYA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 1 paratype worker.
    • Type-locality: Kenya: ca 29 mi. SW Mtito Andei, 16.i.1948, no. 1954 (N.A. Weber); paratype with same data.
    • Type-depository: AMNH.
    • Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975: 22, 63;
    • combination in Lioponera: Borowiec, M.L. 2016: 163.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1975: 22, 63 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 142; Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 201.
    • Distribution: Kenya.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1): 1-115.
  • Hita Garcia F., E. Wiesel, G. Fischer. 2013. The ants of Kenya (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)—faunal overview, first species checklist, bibliography, accounts for all genera, and discussion on taxonomy and zoogeography. Journal of East African Natural History 101: 127-222.
  • Weber N. A. 1949. New African ants of the genera Cerapachys, Phryacaces, and Simopone. Am. Mus. Novit. 1396: 1-9.