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Species: Lophomyrmex ambiguus   Rigato, 1994 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Lophomyrmex ambiguus Rigato, 1994b PDF: 52, figs. 14, 15 (w.) INDIA (Uttarakhand). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: India: Uttarakhand (“Uttar Pradesh”), Kuamun Dist., Kathgodam, 600 m., 6.x.1979, sifted leaf litter (I. Löbl). Type-depository: ANIC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 7 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: 2 paratype workers with same data, 2 paratype workers Uttarakhand (“Uttar Pradesh”), Dehradun, 30.viii.1978, no. 78-60 (H. Imai), 3 paratype workers NE India (no further data) (Kurl). Paratype-depositories: ANIC, BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 248; Sheela & Ghosh, 2008: 18 (in key); Bharti & Kumar, 2012a PDF: 267 (in key); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 37.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Bangladesh, India, Nepal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

India

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Schima-Castanopsis forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times sifted leaf litter.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1100 meters, 850 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1978-08-30 and 1988-11-27

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-007741; paratype: anic32-007740, anic32-007747; paratype of Lophomyrmex ambiguus: casent0901265



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