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Species: Ectomomyrmex leeuwenhoeki   (Forel, 1886) 

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Ectomomyrmex leeuwenhoeki jacobsoni, Ectomomyrmex leeuwenhoeki sumatrensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Ponera leeuwenhoeki Forel, 1886d PDF: 244 (w.) INDIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Bothroponera: Forel, 1891c PDF: 124; in Ectomomyrmex: Forel, 1900f PDF: 321; in Pachycondyla (Ectomomyrmex): Emery, 1901b PDF: 46; in Ectomomyrmex: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 193.
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 88.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in rain forest, 13 times found in secondary rain forest, 6 times found in limestone rain forest, 3 times found in Young rain forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in Rubber plantation, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest, 1 times found in hilly rainforest; conc. litter under fig tree, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times sifted leaf litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 13 times Nest series, 8 times m2 Winkler sifting, 2 times Winkler, 2 times Random coll. Winkler sifting,, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 36 hours, 1 times m2 Winkler sifting,.

Elevations: collected from 210 - 820 meters, 598 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla leeuwenhoeki: casent0907272

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