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Species: Ponera scabra   Wheeler, 1928 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ponera scabra Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 99 (w.q.) JAPAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: 11 syntype workers, 2 syntype queens. Type-locality: 10 workers, 2 queens Japan: Honshu, Hyogo Pref., Mt Maya, (F. Silvestri) (by restriction of Wilson, 1957b PDF: 381), 1 worker Japan: Hondo, Kamakura (F. Silvestri). Type-depositories: AMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1937h PDF: 364 (gynecoid w.); Santschi, 1941 PDF: 273 (q.); Ogata, 1987a PDF: 121 (m.); Imai & Kubota, 1972 PDF: 194 (k.).
Combination in Ponera: Wilson, 1957b PDF: 381.
// Distribution


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Rainforest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Berlesate.

Elevations: collected at 800 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-05-01 and 1980-08-01

Type specimens: paratype of Ponera yakushimensis: casent0902535; syntype (?) of Ponera scabra: casent0915299

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