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Species: Hypoponera pruinosa   (Emery, 1900) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Hypoponera pruinosa_cf1, Hypoponera pruinosa_cf2, Hypoponera pruinosa_cf3, Hypoponera pruinosa_cf_ems1, Hypoponera pruinosa_cf_ems3

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera pruinosa Emery, 1900b PDF: 319, pl. 8, figs. 13, 14 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Hypoponera mocsaryi: Wilson, 1958g PDF: 335.
See also: Mann, 1919 PDF: 294.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Philippines
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Oceania

Distribution Notes:

Luzon Island

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in primary rainforest, 3 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in disturbed forest, 1 times found in primary raiforest, 1 times found in at farm, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest (second-growth), 1 times found in old growth beginning of zone UP2H; Camponotus maculates-group nest same stick in trail, as T. albipes nest, lots of T. albipes, 1 times found in Pine forest, 1 times found in same as above, but for the next hour, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter, 2 times ex. soil, leaf itter, decaying wood, 1 times on swamp taro leaves, 1 times in and under moss on tree, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times same as above, but for the next hour, 1 times old growth beginning of zone UP2H; Camponotus maculates-group nest same stick in trail, as T. albipes nest, lots of T. albipes, 1 times litter sifting, 1 times Ex rtn log, 1 times ex log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times L, 2 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1250 meters, 512 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Hypoponera pruinosa: casent0903910; syntype of Ponera mocsaryi: casent0903912, casent0916726; syntype of Ponera pruinosa: casent0916727; type of Ponera pruinosa: focol0993, focol0994, focol0995



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