Galapagos Species Checklist

Hypoponera sp.

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Division Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Suborder Apocrita
Superfamily Vespoidea
Family Formicidae
Subfamily Ponerinae
Seccion Ponerini
Genus Hypoponera

Hypoponera sp.  


English common name: Ant

Spanish common name: hormiga

Name status: Taxon not identified to species, subspecies, form or variety.

Last updated: 11 Jan 2013


Galapagos island groups: Floreana, Isabela, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santiago.

Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.


  • Lubin, Y.D. (1984) Changes in the native fauna of the Galápagos Islands following invasion by the little red fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 21(1-2): 229-242.
  • von Aesch, L., Cherix, D. (2005) Introduced Ant Species and Mechanisms of Competition on Floreana Island (Galápagos, Ecuador) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 45(2): 463-481.