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Species: Hypoponera johannae   (Forel, 1891) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Ponera johannae Forel, 1891c PDF: 220, pl. 5, fig. 11 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1894b PDF: 68 (q.).
Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 215.


Mauritius. Endemic to the Malagasy Subregion. Recorded from the Seychelles (Inner Seychelles) and Madagascar.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 1 times found in coastal scrub, rainforest, 2 times found in forest litter, 1 times found in montane forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times winkler trap, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks

Elevations: collected from 20 - 740 meters, 315 meters average

Type specimens:

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