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Species: Hypoponera elliptica   (Forel, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera truncata var. elliptica Forel, 1900b PDF: 62 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 31.
Subspecies of Hypoponera truncata: Emery, 1914f PDF: 397.
Raised to species: Wilson, 1958g PDF: 345.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, New Caledonia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Australasia bioregion

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in moss forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log.

Elevations: collected at 1000 m

Type specimens: syntype of Hypoponera elliptica: casent0907327

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