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Species: Ponera chiponensis   Terayama, 1986 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera chiponensis Terayama, 1986 PDF: 593, figs. 6-10 (w.q.) TAIWAN. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Taiwan: Chihpen, Taitung City, 22.vii.1982 (M. Terayama). Type-depository: NSMT. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 12 paratype workers, 2 paratype queens. Paratype-locality: 8 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen with same data as holotype, 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but 23.vii.1982, 3 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 24.vii.1982, 1 paratype queen with same data as holotype but 10.viii.1980. Paratype-depositories: NIAS, NSMT, TARI. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 360; Xu, 2001a PDF: 53 (in key); Xu, 2001c PDF: 218 (in key); Lin & Wu, 2003: 68; Terayama, 2009 PDF: 109; Zhou & Ran, 2010: 109; Leong et al., 2019 10.11646/zootaxa.4594.1.1 PDF: 31 (redescription).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Taiwan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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