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Species: Rasopone lunaris   (Emery, 1896) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera lunaris Emery, 1896g PDF: 55, pl. 1, fig. 12 (w.) PARAGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Emery, 1901b PDF: 45; in Euponera (Trachymesopus): Emery, 1911e PDF: 85; in Trachymesopus: Kempf, 1960f: 424; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307; in Rasopone: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 210.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in Terra Firme forest, 1 times found in 1� forest, 1 times found in bosque alto.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times hypogaeic winkler, 1 times winkler of rotten log, 1 times in Guadua litter, 1 times beneath a Termes sp. nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Winkler, 3 times Sifted Litter, 2 times manual sampling, 1 times Winkler of rotten log, 1 times Hypogaeic pitfall, 1 times litter sample.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1134 meters, 586 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla lunaris: casent0903942

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