Ponera loi Taylor, 1967 valid
Ponera loi Taylor, 1967a: 60, figs. 52-55 (w.q.) SAMOA (Upolu I.). Oceania.
Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Samoa: Upolu, Afiamalu, 700 m., 30.iii.1962, acc. 632, ex moss on log, disturbed rainforest (R.W. Taylor). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 9 paratype workers, 2 paratype queens. Paratype-locality: 6 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Upolu, Afiamalu, 640-670 m., 6,11,19,30.vi.1940, and 5,11.vii.1940, beating (E.C. Zimmerman), 1 paratype worker Afiamalu, 660 m., 10.vi.1940, ex dead log (O.H. Swezey), 2 paratype workers Afiamalu, 700 m., iv.1962, accs 8, 37, two berlesates of moss off logs, disturbed forest (G. Ettershank), 1 paratype queen Afiamalu, Malololei Road, 485-545 m., 8.vii.1940, beating (E.C. Zimmerman). Paratype-depositories: ANIC, BMNH, BPBM, MCZC, MHNG, USNM.