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Species: Hypoponera confinis   (Roger, 1860) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Hypoponera confinis epinotalis, Hypoponera confinis javana, Hypoponera confinis singaporensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Ponera confinis Roger, 1860 PDF: 284 (w.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Hypoponera nautarum: Wilson & Taylor, 1967b PDF: 26.
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 91.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Indomalaya Region: Indonesia, Sri Lanka
Oceania Region: Fiji, Micronesia, Palau, Samoa

Distribution Notes:

India, Sri Lanka, Samoa

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in primary rainforest, 1 times found in farm, 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 secondary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times foraging in log, 1 times in log, 1 times 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 1 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times under bark of rotten branch, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times rotting wood, 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 from bird's nest fern.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times H, 2 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator, 1 times hand collected, 1 times winkler, 1 times Berlese extract, 1 times hand, 1 times L, 1 times Plot-2.

Elevations: collected from 70 - 420 meters, 286 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Ponera convexiuscula nautarum: casent0915191; syntype of Ponera trigona convexiuscula nautarum: casent0902565



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