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Species: Neoponera carbonaria   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Ponera carbonaria Smith, 1858a PDF: 97 (w.) ECUADOR. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 358; in Euponera (Mesoponera): Emery, 1901b PDF: 47; in Mesoponera: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 141; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 303; in Neoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 151.
Senior synonym of Neoponera atrovirens, Pachycondyla splendida: MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 228.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Neotropical Region: Colombia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Venezuela


J. Longino, 17 Apr 2018: Mackay and Mackay (2010) reported this species from Nicaragua. This was based on a misidentified specimen of Neoponera aenescens. The species is unlikely to occur in Nicaragua.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in montane forest.

Elevations: collected from 1500 - 2600 meters, 2206 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pachycondyla carbonaria: casent0902517; Lectotype of Euponera atrovirens splendida: casent0907277; Lectotype of Ponera carbonaria: casent0915655

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