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Species: Loboponera politula   Bolton & Brown, 2002 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Loboponera politula Bolton & Brown, 2002 PDF: 5, figs. 2, 5 (w.) NIGERIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in cocoa, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, selectively logged 60 years previously.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex. rotten log, 1 times soil, 1 times Litter, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Hand, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 290 meters, 88 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1974-07-16 and 2019-11-13

Type specimens: Holotype of Loboponera politula: casent0102323

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