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Species: Heteroponera brounii   (Forel, 1892) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma (Acanthoponera) brownii Forel, 1892c PDF: 335 (w.) NEW ZEALAND. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Acanthoponera: Forel, 1905d PDF: 353 (spelling emended to Heteroponera brounii); in Heteroponera: Brown, in Borgmeier, 1957a PDF: 112.
Senior synonym of Heteroponera kirki: Brown, 1958h PDF: 18.
See also: Wheeler, 1923f PDF: 183; Brown, 1958g PDF: 195.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: New Zealand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Distribution Notes:

Northland, Auckland, and scattered records from West side of North Island

Biology:

native forest, in litter, logs

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in hardwood forest, 3 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in Nothofagus/Kauri forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Kauri forest, 1 times found in kauri-podocarp-broadlf.-nikau palm forest, 1 times found in upper beach.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times litter, 2 times ex leaf mould.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 331 meters, 212 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Ectatomma brownii: casent0902411; syntype of Heteroponera brounii: casent0907131



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