The Ants of Africa
Genus Hypoponera
Hypoponera nivariana (Santschi)

Hypoponera nivariana (Santschi)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Canary Islands (Ponera nivariana n. sp., Santschi, 1908: 518, worker; Bolton & Fisher, 2011: 76); Teneriffe, Bajamon, 19.ix.1898, Cabrera & Diaz .


Santschi's (1908b) description is at {original description}.

Bolton & Fisher's re-description can be found in http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/list/2011/2843.html
Curiously, they do not list the worker shown below. It, however, does match theri description and size ranges.


Hypoponera nivarianaThe photomontage of a worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0281909

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