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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. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 561). Type-locality: lectotype Panama (no further data) (Christophersen). Type-depository: MHNG. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paralectotype worker. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: MHNG. Type notes: Wild, 2005 PDF: 10, records 3 syntype workers in MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 561.
Junior synonym of Neoponera apicalis: Brown, 1957e PDF: 230; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 161; Bolton, 1995b: 311.
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  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, 15 times found in Forest, 11 times found in wet forest, 11 times found in lowland rainforest, 11 times found in rainforest, 9 times found in Cerrado, 3 times found in rainforest edge, ...

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 foragers, 6 times strays, 6 times beating veg., 1 times nest in epiphyte/rotten wood clump on ground, 4 times bajo de M/01, 4 times ground, 1 times log nest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 107 times Baiting, 22 times search, 26 times epigaeic pitfall, 20 times flight intercept trap, 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, 458 meters average

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

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

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