Acanthoponera mucronata

AntWiki: The Ants --- Online
Revision as of 22:07, 14 September 2019 by SShattuck (talk | contribs) (Text replacement - ". '''PDF''']]" to ".]]")
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Acanthoponera mucronata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Heteroponerinae
Genus: Acanthoponera
Species: A. mucronata
Binomial name
Acanthoponera mucronata
(Roger, 1860)

Acanthoponera mucronata casent0173540 profile 1.jpg

Acanthoponera mucronata casent0173540 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen label information



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb




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

  • mucronata. Ponera mucronata Roger, 1860: 299 (q.) BRAZIL. Mayr, 1862: 733 (w.). Combination in Ectatomma (Acanthoponera): Mayr, 1862: 733; in Acanthoponera: Emery, 1911d: 36. Senior synonym of goyana, plaumanni, wagneri: Brown, 1958g: 194.
  • wagneri. Acanthoponera mucronata var. wagneri Santschi, 1921g: 84 (w.) ARGENTINA. Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194.
  • plaumanni. Acanthoponera plaumanni Donisthorpe, 1938a: 140 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194.
  • goyana. Acanthoponera goeldii subsp. goyana Borgmeier, 1939: 418 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of mucronata: Brown, 1958g: 194.