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Species: Mesoponera australis   (Forel, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ponera melanaria r. australis Forel, 1900b PDF: 62 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Mesoponera: Wheeler & Wheeler, 1971b PDF: 1206.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 303.
Raised to species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 35.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in lowland wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under rock, 1 times nest under loose bark of log.

Elevations: collected at 120 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1965-09-06 and 1996-10-29

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla australis: casent0907275

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