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  • Entomology 20480 MCZ Entomology
  • Hypoponera punctatissima
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Syntype of Ponera mumfordi
  • Tekohepu Summit, Vapou
  • Oceania: French Polynesia: Marquesas Islands
  • 30.XI.31 (1931-11-30)
Identifications
Hypoponera punctatissima (Roger, 1859)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Ponerinae Ponerini Hypoponera punctatissima
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Ponera mumfordi Wheeler, W.M., 1933
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera mumfordi
Identified by William Morton Wheeler on 1933-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Wheeler 1933, Page 141, Syntype of Ponera mumfordi

Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Oceania
Country: French Polynesia
Island Group: Marquesas Islands
Specific Locality: Tekohepu Summit, Vapou
Verbatim Locality: Tekehepu; Summit, Vapou; Marquesas Is; 3000'
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 3000 to 3000 ft
Collecting Date: 30.XI.31 (1931-11-30)
Collectors
[no agent data]
Identifiers
type number: MCZ 20480
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) fair in collection 2
caste=worker
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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.57

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MCZ Entomology Diptera 017197-023313, pg.57