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Species: Hypoponera johannae   (Forel, 1891) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera johannae Forel, 1891c PDF: 220, pl. 5, fig. 11 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Madagascar: Forêt d’Andrangoloaka (Sikora). Type-depository: MHNG. Type-specimen: CASENT0101018. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1894b PDF: 68 (q.)
Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 215
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mauritius. Endemic to the Malagasy Subregion. Recorded from the Seychelles (Inner Seychelles) and Madagascar.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 1 times found in coastal scrub, rainforest, 2 times found in forest litter, 1 times found in montane forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times ex rotten log, 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ground forager(s), 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times under moss, above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times winkler trap, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1409 meters, 390 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1892-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2011-04-28 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Ponera johannae: casent0101018, casent0101019, casent0102139

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