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Species: Pseudoponera succedanea   (Roger, 1863) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ponera succedanea Roger, 1863a PDF: 170 (w.q.m.) CUBA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated, “several”). Type-locality: Cuba (no further data). Type-depository: MNHU. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Trachymesopus: Kempf, 1960f: 424.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 310.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in montane wet forest, 19 times found in mature wet forest, 6 times found in wet pluviselva, 10 times found in wet forest, 10 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in mature moist transitional forest, 7 times found in tropical wet forest, 5 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in cloud forest, 2 times found in wet mixed, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 52 times Ex sifted leaf litter, 14 times Hojarasca, 6 times ex sifted litter, 2 times Nest in rotten log on ground., 2 times nest in log, 1 times nest in dead wood, 2 times in soil, 2 times nest in rotten log, 3 times Malaise trap, 1 times in dead wood on ground, 2 times Nest in dead log on ground., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 33 times Winkler, 18 times miniWinkler, 16 times search, 7 times hand collecting, 13 times maxiWinkler, 11 times Mini Winkler, 6 times Malaise, 6 times Berlese, 1 times Pitfall72h, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 44 hours, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 48 hours, ...

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1595 meters, 679 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-12-31 and 2018-08-30

Type specimens: type of Ponera succedanea: focol1002, focol1003, focol1004; types: jtl021901

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