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Species: Recurvidris recurvispinosa   (Forel, 1890) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Trigonogaster recurvispinosus Forel, 1890c PDF: cix, fig. (w.) INDIA (Maharashtra). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: India: Poona (= Pune) (R.C. Wroughton). Type-depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Recurvidris: Bolton, 1992b PDF: 46
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 72; Forel, 1903a PDF: 699; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 285; Emery, 1924f PDF: 210; Wheeler, 1927d PDF: 5; Wheeler, 1930k PDF: 64; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 161; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 160 (redescription); Wu & Wang, 1992c PDF: 1308; Bolton, 1992b PDF: 46 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 377; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 86; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000 PDF: 320; Sheela et al., 2000 PDF: 95; Zhou, 2000 PDF: 301 (in key); Zhou, 2001a PDF: 110; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 112; Lin & Wu, 2003: 66; Ghosh et al., 2005 PDF: 32; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 41; Terayama, 2009 PDF: 178; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 52; Jaitrong & Wiwatwitaya, 2015 PDF: 110 (redescription); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 44; Jaitrong et al., 2016 PDF: 38; Jaitrong et al., 2019 10.3897/zookeys.830.31147 PDF: 59 (in key); Dias et al., 2020 10.3897/zookeys.967.54432 PDF: 89.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

India, Japan

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 12 times found in Rubber plantation, 1 times found in Botanical garden rubber plantation, 1 times found in rain forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 12 times m2 Winkler sifting.

Elevations: collected from 571 - 840 meters, 653 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-08-28 and 2013-06-14

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0715129, casent0715130, casent0715131, casent0715132, casent0715133, casent0715134, casent0715135, casent0715136, casent0715137, casent0715138, casent0715139, casent0715140, casent0715141, casent0715142, casent0715143, casent0715144, casent0715145, casent0715146, casent0715147, casent0715198, casent0715199, casent0715200, casent0715201, casent0715202, casent0715203, casent0715204, casent0715205, casent0715206, casent0715207, casent0715208, casent0715209, casent0715210, casent0715211, casent0715212, casent0715213, casent0715214, casent0715215, casent0715216, casent0735872, casent0735873, casent0735874; syntype of Recurvidris recurvispinosa: casent0908882

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