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Species: Hypoponera elliptica   (Forel, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera truncata var. elliptica Forel, 1900b PDF: 62 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype worker(s ), syntype queen(s) (numbers not stated). Type-locality: Australia: (no further data). Type-depositories: MHNG, NHMB. Type notes: All other Hypoponera species in Forel, 1900b PDF, are from Queensland, Mackay (Turner); it is probable that Hypoponera elliptica is the same. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoponera: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 31
Status as species: Wilson, 1958g PDF: 345; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 31; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 29; Bolton, 1995b: 214.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, New Caledonia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Australasia bioregion

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in moss forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log.

Elevations: collected at 1000 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 1977-02-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Hypoponera elliptica: casent0907327



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