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Species: Hypoponera mesoponeroides   (Radchenko, 1993) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Brachyponera mesoponeroides Radchenko, 1993a PDF: 81, figs. 6, 7 (w.) VIETNAM. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Vietnam: Ninh Binh, Cuc-phu’óng,, no. 207/66, primary tropical forest, nest in wood stump (R. Bielawski & B. Pisarski). Type-depository: MIZW. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 8 paratype workers. Paratype-localities: 2 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 3 paratype workers with same data as holotype but no. 199/66, 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but no. 200/66. Paratype-depository: MIZW. Type notes: 8 paratypes are declared but only 6 are accounted for. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Bolton, 1995b: 307
Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 307; Van Dang et al., 2018 10.5281/zenodo.1414203 PDF: 224 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in rotten wood and soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected at 140 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1966-06-05 00:00:00.0 and 2022-08-09 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Brachyponera mesoponeroides: casent0917250; paratype of Brachyponera mesoponeroides: casent0917204, casent0917357

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