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Species: Metapone hewitti   Wheeler, 1919 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Metapone hewitti Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 62 (m.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype male (by designation of Taylor & Alpert, 2016 10.11646/zootaxa.4105.6.1 PDF: 518). Type-locality: lectotype Malaysia: Sarawak, Kuching, 1908 (J. Hewitt). Type-depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paralectotype male. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: MCZC. Type notes: Original description mentions 4 syntype males. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Gregg, R. E., 1958, Two new species of Metapone from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 60, pp. 111-121

Metapone hewitti WheelerHNS

Wheeler. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 1919, 63, p. 62, [[male]]; Wheeler, Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer., 1919, 12, p. 189, [[male]] Fig. 7.

Type locality: Kuching, Borneo (John Hewitt)

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