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Species: Lioponera foreli   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Phyracaces foreli Santschi, 1914d PDF: 309 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Ghana (“Gold Coast”): Aburi (F. Silvestri). Type-depository: DEUN. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1915c PDF: 245 (q.).
Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22.
Status as species: Santschi, 1915c PDF: 245; Wheeler, 1922: 757; Brown, 1975 PDF: 22, 60; Bolton, 1995b: 143; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 201.
Senior synonym of Lioponera langi: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22; Bolton, 1995b: 143.
Senior synonym of Lioponera occipitalis: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22; Bolton, 1995b: 143.
Senior synonym of Lioponera santschii: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22; Bolton, 1995b: 143.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Primary Rain Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times Moist soil, 1 times Litter, 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Winkler sample, Site 1, W2, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1509 meters, 641 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1915-12-31 and 2019-11-09

Type specimens: Syntype: sam-ent-011948; syntype of Phyracaces occipitalis: casent0915487; syntype of Phyracaces santschii: casent0911258

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