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Species: Pachycondyla luteipes

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

1 subspecies

Ponera luteipes Mayr, 1862 PDF: 722 (w.q.) INDIA (Nicobar Is). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Euponera (Brachyponera): Emery, 1900b PDF: 315; Emery, 1911e PDF: 84; Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 56; in Brachyponera: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 101; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Pachycondyla luteipes continentalis.

See Also:

Pachycondyla luteipes continentalis, Pachycondyla luteipes inops, Pachycondyla luteipes luteipedojerdoni, Pachycondyla luteipes nigritoluteipes


Nicobar Is., Japan, Philippines, Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, India, Java, Vietnam

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in upland forest litter, SE edge of swamp forest, 1 times found in Winkle 1m2 - #3 uphill more; canopy a little shorter, no tree ferns in immediate vicinity; 1-2cm leaf litter, 1 times found in - leaf litter ~7cm deep, 1 times found in riparian forest litter, 1 times found in riparian forest litter N. bank Ngarmeskang R.

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 7 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 1 times 1 sq meter leaf litter winkler extraction, 1 times hand collected from 1 sq m of sifted leaf litter 7 cm deep

Type specimens: Type of Brachyponera mameti: casent0902495

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