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Species: Lophomyrmex quadrispinosus   (Jerdon, 1851) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Oecodoma quadrispinosa Jerdon, 1851 PDF: 111 (w.) INDIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pheidole: Smith, 1858a PDF: 174; in Lophomyrmex: Emery, 1892: 114.
Senior synonym of Lophomyrmex taprobanae: Rigato, 1994b PDF: 59.
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 195.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in rain forest, 1 times found in Young rain forest, 1 times found in 2ndgrowth veg./houses.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 8 on base of coconut.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 6 times m2 Winkler sifting, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 680 - 840 meters, 806 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lophomyrmex quadrispinosus taprobanae: casent0908880

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