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Species: Ooceraea biroi   (Forel, 1907) 

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Ooceraea biroi_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Cerapachys (Syscia) biroi Forel, 1907d PDF: 7 (w.) SINGAPORE. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Singapore: (L. Biró). Type-depositories: HNHM, MHNG. Type-specimen: CASENT0907059 (MHNG). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1911e PDF: 10; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 20; Brown, 1975 PDF: 22, 73; Onoyama, 1980a PDF: 196; Ogata, 1983b PDF: 136; Terayama et al., 1988 PDF: 38; Morisita et al., 1989: 31; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 337; Bolton, 1995b: 142; Tang et al., 1995: 25; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 48; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 210; Lin & Wu, 2003: 60; Wetterer & Vargo, 2003 PDF: 417; Clouse, 2007b PDF: 203; Framenau & Thomas, 2008 PDF: 58; Terayama, 2009 PDF: 121; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 24; Wetterer et al., 2012 PDF: 1; Bharti & Akbar, 2013a PDF: 82 (in key); Bharti & Wachkoo, 2013d PDF: 1192 (in key); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 21; Chen et al., 2016 PDF: 9 (in key); Yamada et al., 2018 10.12976/jib/2018.07.1.2 PDF: 21 (in key); Rasheed et al., 2019 10.13102/sociobiology.v66i3.4330 PDF: 428; Zhou et al., 2020 10.13102/sociobiology.v67i2.3740 PDF: 142 (in key).
Senior synonym of Ooceraea ierensis: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22, 73; Ogata, 1983b PDF: 136; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 337; Bolton, 1995b: 142.
Senior synonym of Ooceraea seini: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22, 73; Ogata, 1983b PDF: 136; Brandão, 1991 PDF: 337; Bolton, 1995b: 142.
Senior synonym of Ooceraea silvestrii: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22, 73; Onoyama, 1980a PDF: 196; Ogata, 1983b PDF: 136; Bolton, 1995b: 142.
Senior synonym of Ooceraea sinensis: Brown, 1975 PDF: 22, 73; Ogata, 1983b PDF: 136; Bolton, 1995b: 142.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
    Americas: Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands
    Asia: China, India, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam, Yemen
    Oceania: Guam, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Samoa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Malagasy, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Indomalaya bioregion

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in forest, 8 times found in mixed forest, 2 times found in dry forest, 5 times found in littoral rainforest, 3 times found in native forest, 1 times found in littoral forest, 1 times found in palm forest, 1 times found in dry trop. decid. forest, 1 times found in littoral scrub, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 18 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 7 times ex rotten log, 4 times under stone, 5 times under rootmat, litter on rock, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times ground forager(s), 2 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times under log, 26 individuals, 1 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times litter, weeded, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times Winkler, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks.mixed samples, 3 times beating low vegetation, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times 6 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 1 times Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 520 meters, 175 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1902-12-31 and 2015-04-19

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0741856; paralectotype of Cerapachys biroi: casent0907059; syntype of Cerapachys biroi: casent0916710; syntype of Cerapachys ierensis: casent0102253



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