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Species: Diacamma scalpratum   (Smith, 1858) 

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

Ponera scalprata Smith, 1858a PDF: 84, pl. 6, figs. 21, 22 (w.) INDIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Plason 1874 Sind, G.Mayr vidit, (australe Rog.)., 75; CASENT0915970; NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Diacamma: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 718.
Laciny et al., 2015 PDF: 90 (lectotype designation).

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Pakistan, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

India

Biology:

 

Workers of D. scalpratum collected in Thung Salaengluang National Park (Phitsanulok province) have a pair of 8-10 ovarioles, whereas workers from Saraburi province have a pair of 4 ovarioles. Together with differences in thoracic sculpture, petiole shape and male genitalia, this suggests that two species are included under D. scalpratum.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Diacamma scalpratum: casent0900667; Lectotype of Diacamma compressum: casent0915970



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