Overview of species Hypoponera punctatissima from AntWeb. Hypoponera punctatissima is a small brown ant with a functioning sting, a single substantial petiole and a constriction between the first and second segments of. Hypoponera punctatissima occurs widely across the Pacific Island region, but is mostly limited to forested habitat where it nests and forages in and around.
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Marquesas Is, Uapou; Kohepu Tekohepu summit, alt. It is an underground species with wingless worker-like males and only the alate gynes are likely to be seen above ground. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Roger ZMHB [not seen]. Catalog of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico. Les fourmis Hymenoptera, Formicidae d’Europe occidentale punctatkssima septentrionale. It is possible that for that reason H. In northern countries, for example, H. Rauden now Rudy, Opole Prov.
Send us an email. MacGown and Ryan J. Hypoponera is diverse and taxonomically challenging genus. Distribution punctatissina ants on St.
Herein, we report H. Dalla Torre, PDF: It is a little smaller than punctatissima and can be separated in the gynes by measuring head width and scape length. Belknap Press, Harvard, p. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp.
Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8: Possibly Central Asia the native place of the domestic horse Delabie and Blard, Sardinia, Grotta dei Fiori presso Carbonia A. The zoogeography of Israel. Biology and Economic Importance Hypoponera punctatissima is a widely distributed tramp species that has spread throughout the world following the spread of humans.
Dimorphic ergatoid males and their reproductive behavior in the ponerine ant Hypoponera bondroiti.
Frontal lobes present Frontal lobes relatively narrow. The relative distributions of ant species in Ghana’s cocoa farms. It has been also found on a boat between Cuba and Trinidad Kempf This species is often imported with punctafissima material. Reasons for the ecological success of H. Overall coloration orangish-brown to brown, antennae and legs yellowish brown.
It was also observed nesting under a stone next to a dragon blood tree.
Bolton and Fisher – As well as the usual workers and alate queens, it also produces ergatoid queens and dimorphic large and small ergatoid males, but never the usual alate male form.
Biology, impact, and control of hyppoonera species. It has a tropical or sub-tropical origin and cannot survive outdoors in Britain. Weber not in MCZC, presumed lost. Clypeus without longitudinal carinae.
Senior synonym of Hypoponera androgyna: However, the maintenance of permanent colonies of this ant in houses, greenhouses, and hospitals is much more recent, due to relatively constant temperature conditions in human hpoponera particularly since the Industrial Revolution.
Frontal lobes relatively narrow. Biology, impact, and control of introduced species, Boulder, Colorado, p. Disc of second gastral tergite minutely punctulate, appearing weakly microreticulate in places. Mesosomal dorsum mostly flat in lateral view, enlarged hy;oponera wings; promesonotal and metanotal sutures present; dorsum with dense short, hair-like setae; pronotum, mesopleuron, and propodeal sides with less dense setae, more shiny in appearance than dorsum.
This is especially true for Hawaii hgpoponera other Pacific Islands. In fact, Delabie and Blard stated that horse stables are good potential places to collect this minute, cryptic species. Alate males have never been seen and it is probably now safe to say are never produced.
Literature Cited Atanassov, N. The following information is derived from Barry Bolton’s New General Cataloguea catalogue of the world’s ants. Hind coxae lacking jypoponera spine. Collected most commonly using these methods: