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Species: Phrynoponera sveni   (Forel, 1916) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Pachycondyla (Bothroponera) sveni Forel, 1916 PDF: 398 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Phrynoponera: Wheeler, 1922: 80.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Phrynoponera sveni   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: 80, (download) 80 20597
Phrynoponera sveni   Bolton, B. & Fisher, B. L., 2008, The Afrotropical ponerine ant genus Phrynoponera Wheeler (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1892, pp. 35-52: 49, (download) 49 22424

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Dichrostachys scrub

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times ex pitfall traps, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m

Elevations: collected from 350 - 420 meters, 376 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Phrynoponera sveni: casent0907267

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