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Species: Colobopsis vitrea   (Smith, 1860) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 7 valid subspecies

Formica vitrea Smith, 1860b PDF: 94 (w.) INDONESIA (Bacan I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: 2 syntype minor workers. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Bachian (= Bacan) I., “Bac. 13” (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1899f: 7 (l.); Viehmeyer, 1916a PDF: 160 (s.q.m.); Karavaiev, 1933a PDF: 319 (m.)
Combination in Camponotus: Emery, 1893m PDF: 257.
Combination in Colobopsis: Ward et al., 2016 PDF: 350.
Status as species: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 422; Smith, 1871a PDF: 308; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 257; Emery, 1893g PDF: 225; Forel, 1895f PDF: 455; Emery, 1896j PDF: 374 (in list); Emery, 1897: 577; Emery, 1899f: 7; Forel, 1901c: 27; Forel, 1902j PDF: 507; Forel, 1903f PDF: 409; Forel, 1910d PDF: 127; Dahl, 1901 PDF: 17 (in key); Stitz, 1911a PDF: 372; Emery, 1911f PDF: 532; Emery, 1911g PDF: 250; Forel, 1912o PDF: 67; Forel, 1913l PDF: 133; Viehmeyer, 1913 PDF: 147; Viehmeyer, 1914c PDF: 532; Viehmeyer, 1916a PDF: 160; Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 117; Wheeler, 1924c PDF: 253; Emery, 1925d PDF: 148; Karavaiev, 1929e PDF: 244; Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 459; Karavaiev, 1933a PDF: 319; Wheeler, 1935g: 43; Donisthorpe, 1943e PDF: 458; Donisthorpe, 1948b PDF: 314; Donisthorpe, 1948d PDF: 603; Donisthorpe, 1948g PDF: 140; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 228; Baltazar, 1966 PDF: 270; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 121; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 15; Bolton, 1995b: 129; McArthur & Shattuck, 2001 PDF: 41 (redescription); Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 16; McArthur, 2007b PDF: 302; Mohanraj et al., 2010 PDF: 6; Pfeiffer et al., 2011 PDF: 38; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 70; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 30; McArthur, 2012: 84; McArthur, 2014: 50; Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 26; Khachonpisitsak et al., 2020 10.3897/zookeys.998.54902 PDF: 49.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Thailand
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in riparian vegetation, 1 times found in beach edge, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Mangrove forest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in Riparian woodland, 1 times found in sclerophyl forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex dead branch, 2 times on tree trunk, 2 times foraging on rock face, 1 times foragers on tree trunks, 1 times foragers, 1 times ex live stem of Uncaria, 1 times arboreal foragers, 1 times random foragers on resort deck railing, 1 times on mangroves, 1 times on low vegetation, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 4 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 3 - 420 meters, 114 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-10-12 00:00:00.0 and 2019-03-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Formica incursor: casent0901914; Not Provided: casent0753159, casent0753160; syntype of Camponotus vitreus: casent0901913; syntype of Camponotus vitreus carinatus: focol2504, focol2505; syntype of Camponotus vitreus latinotus: focol2501, focol2502



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