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Species: Hagensia havilandi   (Forel, 1901) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Megaloponera (Hagensia) havilandi Forel, 1901k PDF: 333 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: South Africa: Natal, mountains (Haviland), and Natal, mountains (Wroughton). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1915: 68 (m.)
Combination in Euponera (Mesoponera): Arnold, 1915: 67.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 305.
Status as species: Forel, 1910e PDF: 3; Emery, 1911e PDF: 69; Arnold, 1915: 67 (redescription); Wheeler, 1922: 776; Arnold, 1926 PDF: 203; Santschi, 1935b: 259 (in key); Arnold, 1951 PDF: 54; Bolton, 1995b: 305.
Senior synonym of Hagensia sulcigera: Arnold, 1915: 67; Wheeler, 1922: 776; Bolton, 1995b: 305.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in foraging on the ground, grassland seep, Northern Escarpment Quartzite Sourveld, 1 times found in grassland, false times found in karoo.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By Hand, 1 times pitfall trapping.

Elevations: collected from 840 - 1500 meters, 1170 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1941-04-17 and 2016-02-15

Type specimens: syntype of Euponera sulcigera: casent0915664; syntype of Megaloponera havilandi: casent0907231

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