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Species: Philidris cordata   (Smith, 1859) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Philidris cordata fusca, Philidris cordata protensa, Philidris cordata stewartii

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Formica cordata Smith, 1859a PDF: 137 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica cordata Holl, 1829: 140 (Bolton, 1995b: 334).].
Current subspecies: nominal plus Philidris cordata fusca, Philidris cordata protensa, Philidris cordata stewartii.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in in rainforest, 1 times found in Mangrove forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex Myrmecodia on Melaleuca, 1 times ex epiphytic fern 1m above ground, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times on low vegn., 1 times ex Myrmecodia on Melaluca.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 700 meters, 213 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex myrmecodiae decipiens: casent0909549; syntype of Philidris cordata: casent0901923



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