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Species: Hypoponera foreli   (Mayr, 1887) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera foreli Mayr, 1887 PDF: 534 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoponera: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 122.
See also: Kempf, 1962b PDF: 12.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Amambay, Canindeyú, Itapúa

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

foreli (MayrHNS 1887).

Alto Paraná, Amambay, Canindeyú, Itapúa (ALWC, INBP, LACM, MHNG).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in Mata Atlântica, 1 times found in bosque alto/bosque medio.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Restinga.

Collected most commonly using these methods: serapilheira times Berlese, 2 times Epigaeic pitfall, 1 times winkler, 2 times direct collection, 1 times Litter extracted in Berlese funnels, 1 times Manual search in rotten log, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times Soil Winkler, 0 times Winkler extractor, 1 times Epigaeic + Hypogaeic sample (23x23cm), ...

Elevations: collected from 180 - 1300 meters, 732 meters average

Type specimens:

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