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Species: Philidris cordata   (Smith, 1859) 


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See Also:

Philidris cordata fusca, Philidris cordata protensa, Philidris cordata stewartii

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

3 subspecies

Formica cordata Smith, 1859a PDF: 137 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica cordata Holl, 1829: 140 (Bolton, 1995b: 334).].
Current subspecies: nominal plus Philidris cordata fusca, Philidris cordata protensa, Philidris cordata stewartii.

Distribution:

(based on species list records)
Australasia Region: Australia, Australia and New Zealand, Central, Maluku, Oceania, Papua New Guinea, Queensland
Indomalaya Region: Asia, Borneo, Indonesia, South-Eastern Asia
Oceania Region: Melanesia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Mangrove forest, 1 times found in in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex Myrmecodia on Melaleuca, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times on low vegn., 1 times ex Myrmecodia on Melaluca, 1 times ex epiphytic fern 1m above ground.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 700 meters, 141 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex myrmecodiae decipiens: casent0909549; syntype of Philidris cordata: casent0901923



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