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Species: Gnamptogenys coxalis   (Roger, 1860) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera coxalis Roger, 1860 PDF: 308 (w.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Ponera rugosa Smith, 1857a PDF: 66 [Junior primary homonym of Ponera rugosa Le Guillou, 1842 PDF: 318.
Combination in Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera): Mayr, 1862 PDF: 732; in Ectatomma: Emery, 1887f PDF: 444; in Ectatomma (Stictoponera): Mayr, 1887 PDF: 539; in Stictoponera: Emery, 1900: 662; in Gnamptogenys: Brown, 1958g PDF: 228.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Sri Lanka

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in secondary rain forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest, 1 times found in Aus dem Urwald, 1 times found in secondary limestone rain forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Hand collection, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 330 - 655 meters, 561 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Ponera rugosa: casent0901369; syntype of Gnamptogenys costata: casent0903850; syntype of Stictoponera costata simalurensis: casent0907198; syntype of Stictoponera costata unicolor: casent0907197; type of Stictoponera rugosa r. parva: focol0868

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