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Species: Cardiocondyla itsukii   Seifert et al., 2017 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Cardiocondyla itsukii Seifert et al., 2017 10.11646/zootaxa.4290.2.4. PDF: 339, figs. 10–12 (w.) JAPAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: The holotype plus 8 paratypes (4 workers, 2 gynes and 2 males) are on three pins labelled "JAP: 34.72297 N, 137.83881 E / Shizuoka Pref. Iwata-shi, 12 m / street margin in rural land/ leg. I. Okita 2010.09.05-81". The pin with the holotype carries a red type label "Holotype (top specimen) / & Paratypes / Cardiocondyla itsukii / Seifert & Okita" and the two pins with paratypes have labels "Paratypes / Cardiocondyla itsukii / Seifert & Okita". These are deposited at SMNG. Five additional paratype workers are deposited at CAS. Furthermore, 120 workers, 86 gynes, and 1 ergatoid male are stored in ethanol at MNEHS. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Reunion
    Asia: Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand
    Oceania: Hawaii, Kiribati
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Malagasy, Oceania, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in urban garden, 1 times found in street margin in rural land.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected from 12 - 35 meters, 27 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2007-05-21 and 2010-09-05

Type specimens: Holotype of Cardiocondyla itsukii: antweb1038017; paratype of Cardiocondyla itsukii: casent0810308, casent0810309, casent0810310, casent0810311, casent0922311

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