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Species: Pristomyrmex pulcher   Wang, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pristomyrmex pulcher Wang, 2003 PDF: 408, figs. 87, 88 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Zettel, H., 2006, On the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of the Philippine Islands: I. The genus Pristomyrmex Mayr, 1866., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 8, pp. 59-68

Pristomyrmex pulcher WangHNS, 2003

No material examined.

Diagnosis of worker: TL 2.7 - 3.1 mm. Lateral portions of clypeus not reduced. Masticatory margin of mandible with diastema, basal margin with broad tooth. Dorsum of head and alitrunk rugoreticulate. Pronotal spines absent, propodeal spines long. Petiole almost triangular in lateral view, peduncle not clearly separated from node. Tibiae yellow.

Previous records from the Philippines: Camiguin (without further information) (Alpert & al. 2006).

General distribution: Malay Peninsula (Wang 2003), Philippines (Alpert & al. 2006).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times litter sample.

Type specimens: Holotype of Pristomyrmex pulcher: casent0901708; paratype: anic32-017629



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