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Species: Phrynoponera bequaerti   Wheeler, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Phrynoponera bequaerti Wheeler, 1922: 79, fig. 12 (q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


African Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Phrynoponera bequaerti   Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L., 2008, The Afrotropical ponerine ant genus Phrynoponera Wheeler (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1892, pp. 35-52: 41-43, (download) 41-43 22424
Phrynoponera bequaerti new species  Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 79-80, (download) 79-80 20597

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 26 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 19 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 yogurt sample transect5m

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1440 meters, 418 meters average

Type specimens:

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