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Species: Echinopla serrata   (Smith, 1859) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Polyrhachis serratus Smith, 1859a PDF: 140 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru Is). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Aru (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: BMNH. Type notes: A specimen in OXUM, labeled “Aru 50” and with a Donisthorpe type label, is not a type, and not a specimen of Echinopla serrata. It entirely fails to match the original description, but compares well with a syntype of Echinopla australis Forel, 1901 that is in BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Echinopla: Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 453.
Status as species: Smith, 1863a PDF: 14; Roger, 1863b PDF: 8; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 446; Smith, 1871a PDF: 313; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 269; Emery, 1896j PDF: 382 (in list); Emery, 1925d PDF: 198; Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 453; Donisthorpe, 1943e PDF: 473; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 255, 257 (combinations in Echinopla, Polyrhachis, respectively); Bolton, 1995b: 184; Xu & Zhou, 2015 PDF: 31 (in key).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Echinopla serrata: casent0903467

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