Ponera abyssinica

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Ponera abyssinica
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Megaponera analis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Megaponera
Species: Ponera abyssinica
Guérin-Méneville, 1849

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

Nomenclature

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

  • abyssinica. Ponera abyssinica Guérin-Méneville, 1849: 352, pl. 7, fig. 6 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Junior synonym of foetens: Roger, 1860: 310.

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