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Species: Hypoponera johannae   (Forel, 1891) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Ponera johannae Forel, 1891c PDF: 220, pl. 5, fig. 11 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Antananarivo, Forêt d'Andrangoloaka, coll. Sikora." Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland (MHNG). CASENT0101018. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0101018 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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

Distribution:


Malagasy Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles

Distribution Notes:

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.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 11 times ex rotten log, 3 times ground forager(s), 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times under moss, above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 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: syntype of Ponera johannae: casent0101018, casent0101019, casent0102139



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