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Species: Proatta butteli   Forel, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Proatta butteli Forel, 1912n PDF: 769 (w.m.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers, syntype males (numbers not stated). Type-locality: Indonesia: Sumatra, Soengei Bamban, 26.iv.1912, no. 403 (von Buttel-Reepen). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Forel, 1913l PDF: 86.]
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in lowland dipterocarp forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in second growth bamboo rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times leaf litter at base of tree, 3 times ex rotten log, 1 times Winkler extractor, 2 times litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times winkler, 1 times colony Z218, 1 times Davis sifting, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 24 - 760 meters, 298 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-04-26 00:00:00.0 and 2014-08-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Proatta butteli: casent0904973, casent0909355; type of Proatta butteli: focol2191, focol2192, focol2193

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