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Species: Neoponera unidentata   (Mayr, 1862) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pachycondyla unidentata Mayr, 1862 PDF: 720 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Neoponera: Emery, 1901b PDF: 47; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 311; in Neoponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 152.
Senior synonym of Pachycondyla eburneipes, Pachycondyla maya, Pachycondyla trinidadensis: Brown, 1957e PDF: 232.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 46 times found in montane wet forest, 24 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 21 times found in 2º wet forest, 17 times found in tropical rainforest, 16 times found in lowland rainforest, 15 times found in lowland wet forest, 13 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 13 times found in tropical moist forest, 8 times found in rainforest edge, 7 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, ...

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, 11 times on low vegetation, 4 times nest in dead stem, 2 times ex Cecropia sapling, 4 times strays, 1 times nest in vine, 3 times Malaise trap, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 115 times Beating, 36 times MiniWinkler, 33 times Search, 31 times sweeping, 9 times hand collecting, 16 times Baiting, 14 times Malaise, 2 times beating vegetation (3 hours), 3 times beating low vegetation, 3 times MaxiWinkler, 1 times mostly beating vegetation, some hand collections from treefall, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1480 meters, 468 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla unidentata: casent0915676

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