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Species: Ponera incerta   (Wheeler, 1933) 

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Ponera incerta_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudocryptopone incerta Wheeler, 1933g PDF: 18, fig. 7 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Taylor, 1967a PDF: 82 (m.l.).
Combination in Ponera: Wilson, 1957b PDF: 367.
Senior synonym of Ponera ratardorum: Taylor, 1967a PDF: 80.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in riparian forest litter N. bank Ngarmeskang R., 1 times found in upland forest litter, SE edge of swamp forest, 1 times found in Winkle 1m2 - #3 uphill more; canopy a little shorter, no tree ferns in immediate vicinity; 1-2cm leaf litter, 1 times found in riparian forest litter, 1 times found in Semi deciduous vine thicket, 0 times found in Swamp forest, 1 times found in Moss forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 3 times litter sample, 3 times litter, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times leaf litter (1 sq meter), 2 times forest litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mould, rotten wood), 1 times sifted from 1m² leaf litter, 1 times sieved litter, 1 times moss on trees, 1 times moss on logs, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 22 times Berlesate, 4 times hand collected, 3 times Berlese funel, 1 times Winkler, 1 times humus berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1524 meters, 389 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Ponera ratardorum: casent0916730

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