Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.48.2. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Neoponera bugabensis   (Forel, 1899) 

Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pachycondyla theresiae var. bugabensis Forel, 1899b PDF: 14 (w.) PANAMA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Neoponera: Emery, 1901b PDF: 47.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 303.
Combination in Neoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 151.
Raised to species: MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 224.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in montane wet forest, 13 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in cloud forest, 5 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 4 times found in Primary wet forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in cloud forest branchfall, 3 times found in Cerca de los Laboratorios, 2 times found in mature rainforest, 1 times found in clearing in wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times Sobre Vegetacion, 7 times strays, 1 times nest in epiphytes, 4 times pan trap, 1 times foragers, 3 times Claro, 2 times in fresh treefall, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times Cerca del Refugio Cascante, 2 times beating veg., 1 times Wet forest. Entire nest of Cyphomyrmex cornutus (#2776) brought in by Janzen. Ty, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 18 times Search, 12 times Sweeping, 11 times Fogging, 7 times Malaise, 4 times Pan Trap, 3 times beating, 2 times Foggin, 2 times miniWinkler, 2 times Berlese, 1 times Baiting, 1 times beating vegetation (3 hours), ...

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1170 meters, 460 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1980-09-20 and 2019-06-15

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pachycondyla bugabensis: casent0907242

See something amiss? Send us an email.