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Acanthoponera Overview

Acanthoponera is a heteroponerine with: (1) prominent spines on the propodeum; (2) a pronounced posteriorly projecting spine on the petiole; and (3) yellow orange color.

I currently view the Acanthoponera lineage in Costa Rica as a single species with geographic variation. Further treatment is under the single Costa Rican species:

Acanthoponera minor Forel 1899

Page author: John T. Longino

Date of this version: 4 September 2004.
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