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Species: Mesoponera senegalensis   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Euponera (Mesoponera) senegalensis Santschi, 1914d PDF: 315, fig. 5 (w.) SENEGAL. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Euponera (Xiphopelta): Bernard, 1953b: 194.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 309.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ivory Coast, Senegal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Primary Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Litter, 2 times ex. rotten log, 1 times ground nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand, 3 times Winkler, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected at 200 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 2019-11-07 and 2019-11-12

Type specimens: syntype of Euponera senegalensis: casent0915273

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