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Species: Hypoponera foreli   (Mayr, 1887) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera foreli Mayr, 1887 PDF: 534 (w.q.) BRAZIL (Santa Catarina). Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen. Type-locality: Brazil: Santa Catarina (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoponera: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 122
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 39; Forel, 1895b PDF: 115; Emery, 1896g PDF: 54 (in key); Emery, 1911e PDF: 92; Borgmeier, 1923: 73; Kempf, 1962b PDF: 12 (redescription); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 122; Bolton, 1995b: 214; Wild, 2007b PDF: 39; Feitosa, 2015c PDF: 98.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Paraguay, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Amambay, Canindeyú, Itapúa

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

foreli (MayrHNS 1887).

Alto Paraná, Amambay, Canindeyú, Itapúa (ALWC, INBP, LACM, MHNG).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 2 times found in Mata Atlântica, 1 times found in bosque alto/bosque medio.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Restinga.

Collected most commonly using these methods: serapilheira times Berlese, 2 times direct collection, 2 times Epigaeic pitfall, 2 times winkler, 1 times Epigaeic + Hypogaeic sample (23x23cm), 1 times Litter extracted in Berlese funnels, 1 times Manual search in rotten log, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times Soil Winkler, 1 times Winkler extractor, ...

Elevations: collected from 170 - 1300 meters, 681 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1971-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2016-08-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens:

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