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Species: Neoponera verenae   Forel, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Neoponera apicalis var. verenae Forel, 1922b PDF: 90 (w.) PANAMA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Neoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 152.
Junior synonym of Neoponera apicalis: Brown, 1957e PDF: 230; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 161; Bolton, 1995b: 311.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 28 times found in montane wet forest, 24 times found in tropical moist forest, 19 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 16 times found in tropical rainforest, 10 times found in wet forest, 11 times found in lowland rainforest, 10 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest edge, 9 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 115 times at bait, 4 times ex rotten log, 12 times ex sifted leaf litter, 11 times ground forager(s), 6 times strays, 6 times beating veg., 5 times foragers, 4 times bajo de M/04, 1 times nest in epiphyte/rotten wood clump on ground, 4 times bajo de M/01, 4 times ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 107 times Baiting, 22 times search, 20 times flight intercept trap, 9 times Epigaeic pitfall, 8 times bait, 1 times hand collection, 8 times Beating, 7 times MiniWinkler, 6 times pitfall, 5 times direct collection, 4 times Winkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1600 meters, 457 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-12-08 and 2020-02-15

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pachycondyla verenae: casent0907236; syntype of Neoponera verenae: casent0009295

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