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Species: Acanthomyrmex ferox   Emery, 1893 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acanthomyrmex ferox Emery, 1893h PDF: 245 (footnote), pl. 6, fig. 11 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Moffett, 1986c PDF: 72 (s.q.m.).
Senior synonym of Acanthomyrmex dyak: Moffett, 1986c PDF: 70.
See also: Moffett, 1985a PDF: 165.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier - février 1892). 3 e Mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 239-258

(1) A. feroxHNS, n. sp.

- [[ worker ]]. Fusca, mandibulis, antennis, pedibus abdomineque ferrugineis, nitida, pilosa, haud pubescens. Caput lateribus convexis, postice, truncatum vel subemarginatum, angulis posticis late rotundatis, foveolis piligeris confertis sculptum, sulco antennali transverse rugoso, clypeo sine, carinulis, antice ruguloso, mandibulis laevibus. Thorax spinis quatuor subrectis, aequalibus armatus, pronoti foveolis haud confluentibus, mesonoti et metanoti in sulcos longitudinales coalescentibus. Peliolus nodo 1. bispinoso, 2. sublaevi; abdomen laeviissmum. - Long. circiter 4 1 / 2 mill. (fig. 11). Perak. Recu de MM. Staudinger et Bang-Haas. - Soldat inconnu. 1) Je prends pour type de T. scabrum un exemplaire de Perak qui correspond bien a la description de Mayr, faite sur une ouvriere de Borneo.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in forest floor & tree buttress litter, 3 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in on rainforest floor, 3 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in kerangas, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times forest floor and tree buttress litter, 2 times soil pocket on rock, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times nesting in litter, 1 times litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times winkler, 1 times Berlese, 1 times In dead branch, 1 times pitfall, litter, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 88 - 515 meters, 260 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Acanthomyrmex ferox: casent0904703



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