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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:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists) Species is native to: Indomalaya bioregion (based on species list records).

Indomalaya Region: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Krakatau Islands, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Island, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Malagasy Region: Seychelles
Palearctic Region: China

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, 1 times found in Saline wetland, 1 times found in secondary dry evergreen forest, 0 times found in by restaurant, 1 times found in ecotone between mix deciduous and dipterocarp 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, 646 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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