Ponera caeca

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Ponera caeca
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Proceratium papuanum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Proceratium
Species: Ponera caeca
Donisthorpe, 1949

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


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

  • caeca. Ponera caeca Donisthorpe, 1949b: 491 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Ponera coeca Santschi, 1914d: 322 (now in Hypoponera).] Junior synonym of papuanum: Brown, 1958g: 248.