Pseudoneoponera rufipes ceylonensis

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Pseudoneoponera rufipes ceylonensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Pseudoneoponera
Species: P. rufipes
Subspecies: P. rufipes ceylonensis
Trinomial name
Pseudoneoponera rufipes ceylonensis
(Forel, 1911)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).


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.

  • ceylonensis. Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) rufipes subsp. ceylonensis Forel, 1911i: 216 (w.) SRI LANKA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Sri Lanka (“Ceylon”): Peradeniya (K. Escherich).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Combination in Bothroponera: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 50; Joma & Mackay, 2013: 2;
    • combination in Pseudoneoponera: Schmidt, C.A. & Shattuck, 2014: 135.
    • Subspecies of rufipes: Emery, 1911d: 77; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 50; Bolton, 1995b: 304.
    • Distribution: Sri Lanka.

Description

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