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  • Entomology 30124 MCZ Entomology
  • Ponera petila
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Holotype of Ponera petila
  • Lower Busu River
  • Oceania: Papua New Guinea: Morobe Province: Huon Peninsula
  • V-10-55 (1955-05-10)
Identifications
Ponera petila Wilson, 1957
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Ponerinae Ponerini Ponera petila
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 1957-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Wilson 1957, Page 368, Holotype of Ponera petila

 
MCZ Bulletin Vol. CXVI no. 6
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MCZ Bulletin Vol. CXVI no. 6
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Oceania
Country: Papua New Guinea
State/Province: Morobe Province
Feature: Huon Peninsula
Specific Locality: Lower Busu River
Verbatim Locality: lower Busu R.; Huon Pen.N.G.
General Habitat: lowland rainforest
Collecting Source: wild caught
Collecting Date: V-10-55 (1955-05-10)
Collectors
Edward Osborne Wilson
Identifiers
type number: MCZ 30124
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) fair on loan 1
caste=worker
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MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.116

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MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.116