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Species: Ectomomyrmex astutus   (Smith, 1858) 

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See Also:

Ectomomyrmex astutus_nr, Ectomomyrmex astutus obscurus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Pachycondyla astuta Smith, 1858a PDF: 107 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: 3 syntype workers. Type-locality: Australia (“New Holland”): “n. Holl.” (no further data). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as astata by Santschi, 1933e PDF: 1.]
Combination in Pachycondyla: Roger, 1863b PDF: 18; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 439; Brown, 1995a: 303.
Status as species: Roger, 1861a PDF: 8; Roger, 1863b PDF: 18; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 439; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 33; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 86; Forel, 1905f PDF: 6; Emery, 1911e PDF: 79; Wheeler, 1913f PDF: 233; Crawley, 1924a PDF: 384; Karavaiev, 1925b PDF: 120; Wheeler, 1927b PDF: 42; Wheeler, 1927h PDF: 84; Wheeler, 1928c PDF: 5; Wheeler, 1929g PDF: 1; Wheeler, 1930k PDF: 59; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 61; Collingwood, 1962c PDF: 224; Collingwood, 1976a PDF: 300; Collingwood, 1981 PDF: 26; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 21; Wu & Wang, 1992c PDF: 1301; Radchenko, 1993a PDF: 80; Bolton, 1995b: 303; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 46; Xu, 1995b PDF: 105 (in key); Tang et al., 1995: 41; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000 PDF: 284; Zhou, 2001a PDF: 50; Zhang & Zheng, 2002 PDF: 218; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 30; Radchenko, 2005b PDF: 131; Zhou, 2006 PDF: 580; Zhou & Ran, 2010: 107; Pfeiffer et al., 2011 PDF: 57; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 60; Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 50.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times litter, 1 times ground forager.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 34 - 1000 meters, 461 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1978-10-14 and 2011-07-03

Type specimens: syntype of Pachycondyla astuta: casent0902492



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