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Species: Neoponera obscuricornis   (Emery, 1890) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pachycondyla flavicornis var. obscuricornis Emery, 1890b PDF: 58 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Neoponera: Emery, 1901b PDF: 47.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 308.
Combination in Neoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 151.
[Note: for the history of Atta flavicornis see under Atta.].
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in bosque alto, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Atlantic tropical rain forest, 1 times found in edge of second growth rainforest, 1 times found in savannah.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ground forager(s), 1 times forager on ground, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 170 - 700 meters, 352 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1954-09-23 and 2017-05-08

Type specimens: syntype of Neoponera obscuricornis: casent0009293; syntype of Pachycondyla flavicornis obscuricornis: casent0903883

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