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Species: Metapone truki   Smith, 1953 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Metapone truki Smith, 1953d PDF: 135 (w.) TRUK. Oceania. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Gregg, R.E. 1958: 120; Kusnezov, 1960a PDF: 126; Bolton, 1995b: 258; Clouse, 2007B: 234; Taylor & Alpert, 2016 10.11646/zootaxa.4105.6.1 PDF: 526 (redescription).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Micronesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Gregg, R. E., 1958, Two new species of Metapone from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 60, pp. 111-121

Metapone truki M. R. SmithHNS

M. R. Smith, Jour. N. Y. Ent. Soc, 1953, 61, p. 135, [[worker]].

Type locality: Truk Island; North Basin of Mount Chukumong, Moen (R. W. L. Potts)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten breadfruit.

Type specimens:

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