Plectroctena ugandensis

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Plectroctena ugandensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Plectroctena
Species: P. ugandensis
Binomial name
Plectroctena ugandensis
Menozzi, 1933

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Uganda (type locality).

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

  • ugandensis. Plectroctena ugandensis Menozzi, 1933a: 99, fig. 2 (q.) UGANDA. Bolton & Brown, 2002: (w., in key). See also: Bolton, 1974c: 334.



  • Bolton, B. 1974c. A revision of the ponerine ant genus Plectroctena F. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 30: 309-338 (page 334, see also)
  • Bolton, B.; Brown, W. L., Jr.. 2002. Loboponera gen. n. and a review of the Afrotropical Plectroctena genus group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Entomol. Ser. 71: 1-18 (page ?, worker (in key))
  • Menozzi, C. 1933b. Le formiche della Palestina. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 12: 49-113 (page 99, fig. 2 queen described)