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Species: Heteroponera imbellis   (Emery, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Acanthoponera imbellis Emery, 1895h PDF: 346 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Heteroponera: Brown, 1957k PDF: 112.
Senior synonym of Heteroponera nigra: Brown, 1958g PDF: 196.
Senior synonym of Heteroponera occidentalis: Brown, 1958g PDF: 196.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in Melaleuca lanceolata woodland, 1 times found in Ancient mine site, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyllous forest, 1 times found in gully rainforest, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times under rock, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Litter afrived to u/side stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall, 2 times direct collection, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler sack, 1 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 440 meters, 336 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1965-09-14 and 2015-08-08

Type specimens: cotype of Heteroponera imbellis: casent0172106; syntype of Ectatomma imbellis hilare: casent0907134; type of Acanthoponera occidentalis: antweb1008132

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