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Species: Pachycondyla chinensis

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Ponera nigrita subsp. chinensis Emery, 1895m: 460 (w.) CHINA. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1921c PDF: 530 (q.); Ogata, 1987a PDF: 116 (m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986c PDF: 88 (l.); Imai & Kubota, 1972 PDF: 194 (k., misspelled as Pachycondyla sinensis).
Combination in Euponera (Brachyponera): Emery, 1909d PDF: 367; in Brachyponera: Brown, 1958h PDF}: 22; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 304.
Junior synonym of Pachycondyla solitaria Smith, 1874b PDF: 404 [Junior primary homonym of Pachycondyla solitaria Smith, 1860b: 103.] and hence first available replacement name: Brown, 1958h PDF}: 22.
See also: MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 247.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mixed hardwood/pine forest, riparian, 1 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in clay soil, mixed hardwood, few pines forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times nest in very rotten stump, brood, sexuals, 1 times nest under bark, hard log, females and males in nest

Elevations: collected from 251 - 273 meters, 262 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Ponera nigrita chinensis: casent0903937; syntype of Ponera solitaria: casent0902494

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