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Species: Simopone mayri   Emery, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Simopone mayri Emery, 1911e PDF: 16 (m.) Entered as S. ? mayri in the original description. MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype males. Type-locality: Madagascar: Baia d’Antongil, 1897-98 (A. Mocquerys). Type-depository: MSNG. Type-specimen: CASENT0903786. Type notes: Originally incorrectly described as males of Lioponera mayri (Forel, 1892) by Emery, 1899e PDF: 264; misidentification. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 1006; Brown, 1975 PDF: 36; Bolton & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 57.
Senior synonym of Simopone satagia (unnecessary replacement name): Bolton & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 57.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 12 m

Type specimens: syntype of Simopone mayri: casent0903786

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