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Species: Mesoponera papuana   (Viehmeyer, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Euponera (Mesoponera) papuana Viehmeyer, 1914d PDF: 608 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Mesoponera: Wilson, 1958g PDF: 350.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 308.
Revived status as species and senior synonym of Mesoponera pulchella, Mesoponera viehmeyeri: Wilson, 1958g PDF: 350.
See also: Mann, 1919 PDF: 290.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 1067 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1936-03-01 and 1944-08-01

Type specimens: Holotype of Euponera pulchella: casent0902488; paratype of Euponera viehmeyeri: casent0902487; syntype of Euponera viehmeyeri: castype06957; type of Euponera (Mesoponera) melanaria var. papuana: focol0964

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