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Species: Brachyponera luteipes   (Mayr, 1862) 

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Brachyponera luteipes continentalis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Ponera luteipes Mayr, 1862 PDF: 722 (w.q.) INDIA (Nicobar Is). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype worker(s), syntype queen(s) (numbers not stated). Type-locality: India: Nicobar Is, Milu (Novara Expd.). Type-depository: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 307.
Status as species: Roger, 1863b PDF: 16; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 70 (redescription); Mayr, 1879 PDF: 663 (in key); Forel, 1885b PDF: 177; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 40; Emery, 1893h PDF: 242; Emery, 1893i PDF: 262; Emery, 1895m: 459; Mayr, 1897 PDF: 422; Forel, 1900f PDF: 326; Emery, 1900: 668; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 101; Forel, 1903f PDF: 400; Forel, 1904d PDF: 20; Forel, 1905f PDF: 6; Forel, 1906b PDF: 91; Forel, 1908b PDF: 1; Forel, 1909i PDF: 221; Wheeler, 1909d PDF: 339; Emery, 1911e PDF: 84; Forel, 1911a PDF: 23; Forel, 1911b PDF: 194; Forel, 1911c PDF: 216; Forel, 1912a PDF: 49; Forel, 1913g PDF: 184; Forel, 1913l PDF: 8; Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 56; Santschi, 1920h PDF: 159; Wheeler, 1924c PDF: 242; Crawley, 1924a PDF: 384; Santschi, 1924c PDF: 97; Karavaiev, 1925b PDF: 124; Wheeler & Chapman, 1925 PDF: 68; Wheeler, 1927b PDF: 42; Wheeler, 1927d PDF: 1; Wheeler, 1927h PDF: 84; Wheeler, 1928c PDF: 6; Wheeler, 1929h PDF: 59; Mukerjee, 1930 PDF: 151; Wheeler, 1930k PDF: 60; Kutter, 1932 PDF: 207; Wheeler, 1937a PDF: 21; Menozzi, 1939a PDF: 328; Teranishi, 1940: 56; Donisthorpe, 1943b PDF: 197; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 63; Baltazar, 1966 PDF: 244; Wilson & Taylor, 1967b PDF: 103; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 10; Wu & Wang, 1992c PDF: 1302; Radchenko, 1993a PDF: 81; Xu, 1994b PDF: 182; Bolton, 1995b: 307; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 39; Tang et al., 1995: 32; Tiwari, 1999 PDF: 31; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000 PDF: 286; Zhou, 2001a PDF: 52; Zhang & Zheng, 2002 PDF: 218; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 211; Lin & Wu, 2003: 68; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 31; Zhou, 2006 PDF: 580; Don, 2007: 189; Clouse, 2007b PDF: 269; Terayama, 2009 PDF: 104; Mohanraj et al., 2010 PDF: 7; Yashiro et al., 2010 PDF: 42; Zhou & Ran, 2010: 108; Pfeiffer et al., 2011 PDF: 57; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 61; Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 49; Dias et al., 2020 10.3897/zookeys.967.54432 PDF: 105.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Bangladesh, Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
    Oceania: Micronesia, New Zealand, Palau
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Indomalaya, Oceania bioregions

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in Rubber plantation, 33 times found in rain forest, 13 times found in Young rain forest, 13 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 6 times found in secondary rain forest, 5 times found in limestone rain forest, 3 times found in Botanical garden rubber plantation, 3 times found in Old rain forest, 1 times found in upland forest litter, SE edge of swamp forest, 1 times found in Winkle 1m2 - #3 uphill more; canopy a little shorter, no tree ferns in immediate vicinity; 1-2cm leaf litter, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 1 times leaf litter (1 sq meter), 1 times sifted from 1m² leaf litter, 1 times litter, 1 times 1 square m of sifted leaf litter 7 cm deep.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 42 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 44 times m2 Winkler sifting, 17 times Nest series, 8 times hand collected, 3 times Random coll. Winkler sifting,, 2 times Winkler, 1 times W5, M1.

Elevations: collected from 550 - 1066 meters, 674 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-12-01 and 2013-06-14

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0713693, casent0713694, casent0713695, casent0713696, casent0713697, casent0713698, casent0713699, casent0713700, casent0713701, casent0713702, casent0713703, casent0713704, casent0713705, casent0713706, casent0713707, casent0713708, casent0713709, casent0713710, casent0713711, casent0713712, casent0713713, casent0713714, casent0713715, casent0713716, casent0713717, casent0713718, casent0713719, casent0713720, casent0713721, casent0713722, casent0713723, casent0713724, casent0713725, casent0713726, casent0713727, casent0713728, casent0713729, casent0713730, casent0713731, casent0713732, casent0713733, casent0713734, casent0713735, casent0713736, casent0713737, casent0713738, casent0713739, casent0713740, casent0713741, casent0713792, casent0713793, casent0713794, casent0713795, casent0713796, casent0713797, casent0713798, casent0713799, casent0713800, casent0713801, casent0713802, casent0713803, casent0713804, casent0713805, casent0713806, casent0713807, casent0713808, casent0713809, casent0713810, casent0713811, casent0713812, casent0713813, casent0713814, casent0713815, casent0713816, casent0713817, casent0713818, casent0713819, casent0713820, casent0713821, casent0713822, casent0713823, casent0713824, casent0713825, casent0713826, casent0713827, casent0713828, casent0713829, casent0713830, casent0713831, casent0713832, casent0713833, casent0713834, casent0713835, casent0713836, casent0713837, casent0713838, casent0713839, casent0713840, casent0715718, casent0715719, casent0715720, casent0715721, casent0715722, casent0715723, casent0715724, casent0715725, casent0715726, casent0715727, casent0715728, casent0715729, casent0715730, casent0715731, casent0715732, casent0715733, casent0715734, casent0715735, casent0715736, casent0715737, casent0715738, casent0715739, casent0715740, casent0715741, casent0716594, casent0716595, casent0716596, casent0716597, casent0716598, casent0716599, casent0716600, casent0716601, casent0716602, casent0716603, casent0716604, casent0716605, casent0716606, casent0716607, casent0716608, casent0716609, casent0716610, casent0716611, casent0716612, casent0716613, casent0716614, casent0716615, casent0716616, casent0716617, casent0716618, casent0716619, casent0716620, casent0716621, casent0716622, casent0716623, casent0716624, casent0716625, casent0716626, casent0716627, casent0716628, casent0716629, casent0716630, casent0716631, casent0716632, casent0716633, casent0716634, casent0716635, casent0716636, casent0716637, casent0716638, casent0716639, casent0716640, casent0716641, casent0716642, casent0716643, casent0716644, casent0716645, casent0716646, casent0716647, casent0716648, casent0716649, casent0716650, casent0716651, casent0716652, casent0716653, casent0716747, casent0716748, casent0716749, casent0716750, casent0716751, casent0716752, casent0716753, casent0716754, casent0716755, casent0716756, casent0716757, casent0716758, casent0716759, casent0716760, casent0716761, casent0716762, casent0716763, casent0716764, casent0716765, casent0716766, casent0716767, casent0716768, casent0716769, casent0716770, casent0716771, casent0716772, casent0716773, casent0716774, casent0716775, casent0716776, casent0716777, casent0716778, casent0716779, casent0716780, casent0716781, casent0735745, casent0735746, casent0735747, casent0742300, casent0742332; Pachycondyla luteipes nigritoluteipes: casent0907285; syntype of Ponera luteipes: casent0915672; unpublished name: Pachycondyla luteipes luteipedojerdoni: casent0907283

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