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Species: Technomyrmex kraepelini   Forel, 1905 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Technomyrmex kraepelini Forel, 1905f PDF: 23 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Indonesia: Java, Tjompea, leg. 11.iii.1904, ded. 8.iv.1904 (K. Kraepelin). Primary type depository: ANIC, MHNG. Type notes: Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 163, cites 3 worker syntypes. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
    Oceania: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Oceania

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in same as above, but for the next hour, 1 times found in Davis-sifting close to dump; I guess technically it's 2� growth forest, but the trees are pretty big; Canopy ~10m+, pretty full cover, 1 times found in 2nd growth cloud forest, 1 times found in riparian forest litter N. bank Ngarmeskang R., 1 times found in bamboo covered peak, 2 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in (this place had more T. albipes) E134�34.634'; only pheidole came to PB bait at last station; at second station, O. simillimus came; no anoplol, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ex sifted leaf litter, 8 times 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 4 times ex sifted litter, 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times same as above, but for the next hour, 3 times leaf litter (1 sq meter), 1 times nest in necrotic cavity live tree, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times forager on rock face, 1 times (this place had more T. albipes) E134�34.634'; only pheidole came to PB bait at last station; at second station, O. simillimus came; no anoplol, solenopsis and camponotus tending aphids on Eleucine indica (= goose grass) and some of the other roadside plants. Snails under cement blocks w.algae growing on times on ground and vegetation along sandy road, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times Winkler, 22 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator, 8 times hand collected, 3 times search, 4 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter, 4 times hand collected|aspirator, 2 times beating, 2 times bait, 2 times hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter, maple syrup, 1 times at bait|syrup, 1 times Sweeping, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1080 meters, 375 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1904-03-11 00:00:00.0 and 2022-08-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Technomyrmex kraepelini: casent0909801

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