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Species: Mesoponera rubra   (Smith, 1857) 

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Mesoponera rubra javana

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Ponera rubra Smith, 1857a PDF: 66 (q.) SINGAPORE. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 309.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Malaysia, Singapore
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in secondary diptocarp rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times in soil, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Winkler, 1 times direct collection, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 170 - 515 meters, 295 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2004-08-15 and 2014-08-02

Type specimens: Holotype of Pachycondyla rubra: casent0901349

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