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Species: Ectomomyrmex melancholicus   (Smith, 1865) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pachycondyla melancholica Smith, 1865a PDF: 71 (w.) INDONESIA (Morotai I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Indonesia: Morty I. (= Morotai) “M” (A.R. Wallace). Type-depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Platythyrea: Emery, 1897: 556.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1975 PDF: 47.
Junior synonym of Platythyrea parallela: Wilson, 1958g PDF: 151
// Distribution


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest.

Elevations: collected at 80 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 1989-01-31

Type specimens: Holotype of Pachycondyla melancholica: casent0901364

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