Pseudoneoponera insularis brevior

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Pseudoneoponera insularis brevior
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Pseudoneoponera
Species: P. insularis
Subspecies: P. insularis brevior
Trinomial name
Pseudoneoponera insularis brevior
(Forel, 1901)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia, New Guinea.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • brevior. Ponera (Bothroponera) insularis var. brevior Forel, 1901h: 45 (w.) BORNEO (Indonesia: Kalimantan).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Indonesia: Kalimantan, “Süd-Ost-Borneo”, Tandjong (F. Suck).
    • Type-depository: MHNG?
    • [Note: collection was described from Hamburg Natural History Museum, destroyed in World War II; Forel may have retained specimen(s).]
    • Combination in Pachycondyla (Bothroponera): Emery, 1911d: 76;
    • combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 55;
    • combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303;
    • combination in Pseudoneoponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 135.
    • Subspecies of insularis: Emery, 1911d: 76; Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 55; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 50; Bolton, 1995b: 303; Pfeiffer, et al. 2011: 57.
    • Distribution: Indonesia (Kalimantan).

Description

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