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Species: Brachyponera lutea   (Mayr, 1862) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ponera lutea Mayr, 1862 PDF: 721 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307.
Status as species: Roger, 1863b PDF: 16; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 449; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 66 (redescription); Mayr, 1876 PDF: 88; Mayr, 1879 PDF: 662 (in key); Emery, 1887f PDF: 433; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 40; Forel, 1907j PDF: 271; Emery, 1911e PDF: 84; Emery, 1914a PDF: 180; Forel, 1915b PDF: 22; Crawley, 1915b: 232; Crawley, 1918 PDF: 86; Poulton, 1922: 120; Wheeler, 1933i: 93 (redescription); Wheeler, 1934d PDF: 140; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 23; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 307; Heterick, 2009 PDF: 135.
Senior synonym of Brachyponera lutea clara: Bolton, 1995b: 307.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in sclerophyl forest, 1 times found in mallee woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times workers under soil, 1 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 1 times search, 1 times Site C0N.

Elevations: collected from 85 - 400 meters, 218 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1962-09-05 and 2014-08-27

Type specimens: Holotype of Pachycondyla lutea clara: casent0902499; syntype of Ponera lutea: casent0915668

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