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Species: Hypoponera monticola   (Mann, 1921) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ponera monticola Mann, 1921 PDF: 418, fig. 5 (w.) FIJI IS. Oceania. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1967a PDF: 12.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Fiji
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 55 times found in primary rainforest, 11 times found in disturbed forest, 7 times found in bryophyte forest, 5 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in primary raiforest, 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in disturbed rainforest, 1 times found in logged forest, 1 times found in small forest fragment.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 45 times sifted litter, 5 times ex. soil, leaf itter, decaying wood, 7 times litter sifting, 2 times nesting under moss on tree, 1 times nesting in moist log, 6 times malaise trap, 2 times ex dead log, 1 times under rock, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 54 times L, 7 times H, 6 times M, 3 times winkler going down trail from peak of delaco, 4 times 5m interval winks, 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 166 - 1050 meters, 559 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1916-01-12 and 2010-02-08

Type specimens:

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