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Species: Myopopone castanea   (Smith, 1860) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Amblyopone castaneus Smith, 1860b PDF: 105, pl. 1, fig. 6 (w.) INDONESIA (Batjan I.). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myopopone: Roger, 1862c PDF: 292.
Senior synonym of Myopopone rufula: Roger, 1862c PDF: 292; of Myopopone picea, Myopopone rossi, Myopopone similis, Myopopone smithi, Myopopone wollastoni: Wilson, 1958c PDF: 144; of Myopopone bakeri (and its junior synonym Myopopone proxima), Myopopone beccarii, Myopopone bugnioni, Myopopone maculata, Myopopone moelleri, Myopopone striatifrons: Brown, 1960a: 215.
See also: Xu et al., 2011 PDF: 232.


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

Distribution Notes:

Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, Borneo, New Guinea, A Vietnam,

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Rainforest (disturbed), 1 times found in dipterocarp rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest, plot 4, 1 times found in Secondary forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times In log, 3 times Ex rotten log, 2 times Ex rtn log, 2 times Zoraptera stage rtn. log, 1 times nest in dry log, 1 times Logs, 1 times In small log, 1 times in dead trunk, 1 times clearing, 1 times 8am, dead on leaf.

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

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1500 meters, 448 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Myopopone castanea bugnioni: casent0102523; Holotype of Myopopone moelleri: casent0102183; Holotype of Myopopone picea: casent0102181; Holotype of Myopopone similis: castype06962; Holotype of Myopopone wollastoni: casent0102182; paratype of Myopopone rossi: casent0102180; syntype of Myopopone beccarii: casent0102121; syntype of Myopopone castanea: casent0901371; syntype of Myopopone rossi: castype06936; syntype of Myopopone beccarii: casent0903794; syntype of Myopopone castanea bakeri: casent0913589; syntype of Myopopone castanea proxima: casent0913590; syntype of Myopopone moelleri striatifrons: casent0913591; type of Myopopone castanea var. bugnioni: casent0104580; type of Myopopone castanea var. proxima: focol0835, casent0104579; type of Myopopone maculata: casent0104581

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