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Species: Aenictus ceylonicus   (Mayr, 1866) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Typhlatta ceylonica Mayr, 1866a PDF: 505 (w.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aenictus: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 7.
Senior synonym of Aenictus formosensis, Aenictus latro: Wilson, 1964a PDF: 452.
See also: Shattuck, 2008C PDF: 16.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Sri Lanka, Australia, Japan, New Guinea, Taiwan, India, Indonesia (Aru Island), India

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Aenictus ceylonicus   Shattuck, S. O., 2008, Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr)., Zootaxa 1926, pp. 1-19: 16-17, (download) 16-17 22170
Aenictus ceylonicus   Shattuck, S. O., 2008, Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr)., Zootaxa 1926, pp. 1-19: 16-17, (download) 16-17 22170

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in sclerophyl forest, 1 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in lowland wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 4 times rainforest, 1 times nat. garden lowland rainforest, 1 times ground strays rainforest, 1 times Ground strays, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times Berlesate ANIC410, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1250 meters, 588 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Aenictus papuanus: casent0902677; paratype: mczct-207587, mczct-207588; paratype of Aenictus similis: casent0902678; syntype of Aenictus ceylonicus latro: casent0905991; syntype of Aenictus similis: castype06956



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