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Species: Hypoponera camerunensis   (Santschi, 1914) 

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

Ponera abeillei var. cammerunensis Santschi, 1914d PDF: 321 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoponera (Hypoponera): Santschi, 1938b PDF: 79; in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1967a PDF: 12.
Spelling justifiably emended to Hypoponera camerunensis: Santschi, 1938b PDF: 79.
Raised to species: Taylor, 1967a PDF: 12.
See also: Bolton & Fisher, 2011 PDF: 33.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, South Africa, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 893 meters, 479 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Ponera abeillei cammerunensis: casent0915188



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