Neoponera mesonotalis

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Neoponera mesonotalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Neoponera moesta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Neoponera
Species: Neoponera mesonotalis
Santschi, 1923

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


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

  • mesonotalis. Neoponera mesonotalis Santschi, 1923c: 246 (w.m.) BRAZIL (originally misspelled as mesorotalis). Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307. Junior synonym of moesta: Mackay & Mackay, 2010: 468. See also: Mariano, et al. 2006: 278.