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Species: Harpegnathos venator   (Smith, 1858) 

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See Also:

Harpegnathos venator chapmani, Harpegnathos venator rugosus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Drepanognathus venator Smith, 1858a PDF: 82 (w.) INDIA (Tamil Nadu). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: India: Madras (= Chennai), “50/103”. Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1900d PDF: 64 (q.m.)
Combination in Harpegnathos: Roger, 1861a PDF: 32; Roger, 1863b PDF: 22; Emery, 1889: 494.

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Bangladesh, Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:


Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in ravine in forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall traps.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 610 meters, 315 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1994-09-21 and 2003-09-23

Type specimens: Holotype of Harpegnathos venator: casent0900661

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