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Species: Tetraponera rufonigra   (Jerdon, 1851) 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Eciton rufonigrum Jerdon, 1851 PDF: 111 (w.) INDIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1875 PDF: 35 (q.).
Senior synonym of Tetraponera ceylonensis, Tetraponera testaceonigra, Tetraponera yeensis: Ward, 2001 PDF: 649.
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 108.

Distribution:

 Species is native to: Indomalaya bioregion (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Africa, Eastern Africa
Indomalaya Region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bāgmatī, Cambodia, Central, Chaiyaphum, Chiang Mai, Dhaka, Gujarat, India, Indonesia, Kanchanaburi, Karnataka, Kedah, Kosī, Krakatau Islands, Kuala Lumpur, Lampung, Laos, Loei, Maharashtra, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nakhon Nayok, Negeri Sembilan, Nepal, Nicobar Island, Nārāyanī, Pakistan, Phetchabun, Phitsanulok, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Puducherry, Punjab, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sakon Nakhon, Selangor, Singapore, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu, Thailand, Ubon Ratchathani, Uttarakhand, Vietnam, West Bengal
Malagasy Region: Seychelles
Palearctic Region: China, Eastern Asia

Distribution Notes:

Malagasy: Seychelles Islands, India, Sri Lanka, Nicobar Islands, Myanmar, Vietnam, China

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Dlussky, G. M. & Radchenko, A. G., 1990, [The ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Vietnam. Subfamily Pseudomyrmicinae. Subfamily Myrmicinae (tribes Calyptomyrmecini, Meranoplini, Cataulacini).], [News of faunistics and systematics.], Kiev: Naukova Dumka, pp. 119-125

Tetraponera (Sima) rufonigraHNS (Jerdon, 1851).

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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in urban parkland, 1 times found in 2ndgrowth veg./houses, 2 times found in mixed deciduous forest, 0 times found in by restaurant, 1 times found in ecotone between mix deciduous and dipterocarp forest, 1 times found in Saline wetland, 1 times found in secondary dry evergreen forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex live stem of Santalanum album, 0 times tree, 1 times on Saccharum, 1 times litter sample, 1 times ex live stem of Santalum album.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 62 times Malaise trap, 5 times Pan trap, 4 times pan traps, 1 times search, 1 times Litter sample, 1 times Malaise traps.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 2200 meters, 651 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Sima rufonigra ceylonensis: casent0907449; syntype of Sima rufonigra testaceonigra: casent0907450; syntype of Sima rufonigra yeensis: casent0907451



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