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Species: Ponera alpha   Taylor, 1967 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera alpha Taylor, 1967a PDF: 38, figs. 23, 24 (w.q.l.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Rainforest gully, 1 times found in lowland secondary rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Leaf mould, 1 times leafmould, 1 times sifted litter between tree buttresses, 1 times gully, 1 times forest litter, 1 times ex rtn. log, 1 times ex leaf mould.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Berlesate, 1 times berlesate leafmould.

Elevations: collected from 61 - 1300 meters, 1205 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0172423

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