Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb

X

To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:


Species: Fisheropone ambigua   (Weber, 1942) 

Classification:
Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera ambigua Weber, 1942b PDF: 46, fig. 6 (w.) SUDAN. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Lotti Forest on the west slopes of the Imatong Mts., A.-E. Sudan August 5. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 302; in Fisheropone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 89.
Senior synonym of Fisheropone gulera Özdikmen, 2010C PDF: 992 [Unnecessary replacement name, junior objective synonym of Fisheropone ambigua].

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Gabon, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in mature wet forest, 3 times found in primary forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in moist evergreen forest, 1 times found in remnant ravine forest, 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in mature swamp forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times leaf litter, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times under stone, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times Moist soil, 1 times in dead wood, 1 times foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Winkler, 5 times search, 2 times Hand collected, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 1540 meters, 1078 meters average

Type specimens:



See something amiss? Send us an email.