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Species: Philidris cordata   (Smith, 1859) 

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Philidris cordata butteli, Philidris cordata fusca, Philidris cordata fuscus jactans, Philidris cordata fuscus simalurana, Philidris cordata fuscus waldoi, Philidris cordata jactans, Philidris cordata protensa, Philidris cordata protensa_nr, Philidris cordata protensus butteli, Philidris cordata simalurana, Philidris cordata stewartii, Philidris cordata waldoi

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

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).].
Emery, 1887a PDF: 250 (q.m.); Imai, Brown, et al. 1984: 68 (k.).
Current subspecies: nominal plus Philidris cordata fusca, Philidris cordata protensa, Philidris cordata stewartii.
See also: Karavaiev, 1926d PDF: 435; Tjan, Imai, et al. 1986: 58; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 136.


Australasia Region: Australia, New Guinea
Indomalaya Region: Borneo, Indonesia

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

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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