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Species: Hypoponera camerunensis   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera abeillei var. cammerunensis Santschi, 1914d PDF: 321 (w.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 3 syntype workers. Type-locality: Cameroon: Victoria (F. Silvestri). Type-depository: NHMB (other syntypes perhaps in DEUN). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Justified emendation of spelling to Hypoponera camerunensis: Santschi, 1938b PDF: 79.]
Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor, 1967a PDF: 12.
Subspecies of Hypoponera abeillei: Wheeler, 1922: 780.
Status as species: Taylor, 1967a PDF: 12; Bolton, 1995b: 213; Bolton & Fisher, 2011 PDF: 33 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, South Africa, Togo, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times sifted litter, 1 times Moist soil, 1 times 0.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand collected, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 46 hours.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1510 meters, 864 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1974-04-20 00:00:00.0 and 2015-01-23 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Ponera abeillei cammerunensis: casent0915188

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