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Species: Cryptopone motschulskyi   Donisthorpe, 1943 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Cryptopone motschulskyi Donisthorpe, 1943a PDF: 167 (q.) NEW GUINEA (Indonesia: Waigeu I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype queens. Type-locality: Indonesia: Irian Jaya (“N Dutch New Guinea”), Waigeu, Camp Nok, 2500 ft, v.1938, no. 37 (L.E. Cheesman). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia, Philippines
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in forest, 1 times found in Lowl. rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Ex rotting log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times miniwinkler extraction of concentrated leaf litter.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 762 meters, 529 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-05-01 00:00:00.0 and 2011-05-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Cryptopone motschulskyi: casent0902461

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