Protonym: Ponera sorghi
Authorship Roger, 1863a: 169
Forms w.
Biogeographic region Afrotropic
Locality SUDAN.
Primary type information Type-material: holotype(?) worker. Type-locality: imprecise: “Afrika, vom weissen fluss, in den Saaman von Sorghum Durra”) (Gredler). Type-depository: MNHU.
Type notes 1) No indication of number of specimens is given. 2) Weissen fluss = White Nile? Mayr, 1863a: 450, merely says “Afrika”; Emery, 1911e: 84, has “Sudan”; Wheeler, 1922: 777, has “Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: Sennar”.
Taxa belonging to this protonym
Brachyponera sorghi Species Synonym
junior synonym of current valid taxon Brachyponera sennaarensis (Mayr, 1862)
Pachycondyla sorghi Species Obsolete combination
an obsolete combination of Brachyponera sorghi (Roger, 1863)
Ponera sorghi Species Obsolete combination
an obsolete combination of Brachyponera sorghi (Roger, 1863)
Original combination