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Species: Hypoponera papuana   (Emery, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Ponera papuana Emery, 1900b PDF: 319, pl. 8, figs. 10, 11 (w.q.) NEW GUINEA (Papua New Guinea). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Wilson, 1958g PDF: 333). Type-locality: lectotype Papua New Guinea: Mt. Hansemann (L. Biró) (by restriction of Wilson, 1958g PDF: 332). Type-depository: HNHM. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paralectotype worker. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: MCZC. Type notes: A syntype queen, and a second locality, Papua New Guinea: Tamara I. (L. Biró), were also included in the original description. A worker recorded from Sattelberg in NMHB (Baroni Urbani, 1973b: 138), is not type-material. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Wilson, 1958g PDF: 333.
Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 215.
Status as species: Emery, 1911e PDF: 91; Mann, 1919 PDF: 295; Wheeler, 1935g: 13; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 71; Wilson, 1958g PDF: 332 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 215; Sarnat et al., 2013 PDF: 73.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Hypoponera papuana: casent0903914; syntype of Ponera papuana: casent0922244



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