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Species: Hypoponera ludovicae   (Forel, 1892) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera ludovicae Forel, 1892o PDF: 249 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype(?) worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Bezanozano Province, Nosibe (Environs de la ville d’Anosibé, prov. des Bezanozano, “à trois journées à l’est-sud-est d’Antananarivo”) (Sikora). Type-depository: MHNG. Type-specimen: CASENT0101020. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hypoponera: Bolton, 1995b: 215
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 40; Emery, 1911e PDF: 91; Wheeler, 1922: 1009; Bolton, 1995b: 215.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times litter, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times litter, non-weeded.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 traps, 1 times pitfall trap, 3-10, weeded.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 750 meters, 567 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2004-11-12 00:00:00.0 and 2009-01-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Ponera ludovicae: casent0101020, casent0101021



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