Ponera tortuolosa

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Ponera tortuolosa
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Diacamma rugosum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Diacamma
Species: Ponera tortuolosa
Smith, F., 1863

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Diacamma rugosum.


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

  • tortuolosa. Ponera tortuolosa Smith, F. 1863: 18 (w.) INDONESIA (Seram I.). [Junior primary homonym of Ponera tortuolosa Smith, F. 1858b: 99 (now in Gnamptogenys).] Replacement name: smithi: Donisthorpe, 1943e: 115. Subspecies of geometricum: Emery, 1887b: 438; of rugosum: Emery, 1897b: 550. Revived status as species: Donisthorpe, 1932c: 471.