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Species: Neoponera unidentata   (Mayr, 1862) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pachycondyla unidentata Mayr, 1862 PDF: 720 (w.q.) BRAZIL (Amazonas). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 551). Type-locality: lectotype Brazil: Amazonas, “Aus dem Gebiete des Amazonenstroms” (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NHMW. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 5 paralectotype workers, 1 paralectotype queen. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 551.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 311.
Status as species: Roger, 1863b PDF: 18; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 439; Mayr, 1884 PDF: 32; Emery, 1890b PDF: 73 (in key); Emery, 1890c PDF: 42; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 35; Emery, 1894l PDF: 48; Forel, 1895b PDF: 115; Forel, 1899b PDF: 14; Forel, 1901k PDF: 347; Forel, 1909a PDF: 246; Emery, 1911e PDF: 72; Forel, 1912d PDF: 36; Mann, 1916 PDF: 411; Wheeler, 1916c PDF: 2; Wheeler, 1916f PDF: 323; Wheeler, 1918b PDF: 24; Wheeler, 1921f PDF: 138; Mann, 1922 PDF: 7; Wheeler, 1922e PDF: 3; Borgmeier, 1923: 68; Wheeler, 1923a PDF: 2; Wheeler, 1925a: 5; Wheeler, 1942 PDF: 156; Brown, 1957e PDF: 232; Kempf, 1961b PDF: 494; Kempf, 1970b PDF: 326; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 163; Bolton, 1995b: 311; Mackay et al., 2008 PDF: 198; MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 551 (redescription); Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 263; Bezděčková et al., 2015 PDF: 124; Feitosa, 2015c: 99; Fernández & Guerrero, 2019 PDF: 534.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 46 times found in montane wet forest, 23 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 21 times found in 2º wet forest, 20 times found in rainforest, 17 times found in tropical rainforest, 15 times found in lowland wet forest, 13 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 9 times found in rainforest edge, 13 times found in tropical moist forest, 13 times found in lowland rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 96 times beating vegetation, 40 times ex sifted leaf litter, 30 times Sobre Vegetacion, 19 times beating veg., 17 times at bait, 13 times on low vegetation, 4 times nest in dead stem, 8 times Malaise trap, 4 times strays, 2 times ex Cecropia sapling, 1 times nest in vine, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 115 times Beating, 38 times Search, 36 times MiniWinkler, 31 times sweeping, 9 times hand collecting, 16 times Baiting, 14 times Malaise, 2 times beating vegetation (3 hours), 3 times Winkler, 3 times beating low vegetation, 3 times MaxiWinkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1480 meters, 462 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1946-11-22 and 2019-06-25

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla unidentata: casent0915676



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