Euponera clarki

Euponera clarki
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Austroponera rufonigra)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Austroponera
Species: Euponera clarki
Wheeler, W.M., 1934

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


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

  • clarki. Euponera (Trachymesopus) clarki Wheeler, W.M. 1934d: 140 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Trachymesopus: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 52; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 304. Junior synonym of rufonigra: Brown, 1952f: 138. Revived from synonymy: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 52. Junior synonym of rufonigra: Heterick, 2009: 135 (in text).