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Species: Tetramorium wroughtonii   (Forel, 1902) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii Forel, 1902c PDF: 231 (w.m.) INDIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16 (q.).
Combination in Rhoptromyrmex (Acidomyrmex): Emery, 1915g PDF: 191; in Tetramorium: Ward et al., 2015 10.1111/syen.12090 PDF: 15.
Senior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi intermedia: Brown, 1964a PDF: 14; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 378; Zhou, 2001A PDF: 119. Senior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi leno: Brown, 1964a PDF: 14; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 378; Zhou, 2001A PDF: 119. Senior synonym of longi: Brown, 1964a PDF: 14; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 378. Senior synonym of Tetramorium rothneyi: Brown, 1964a PDF: 14; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 378; Zhou, 2001A PDF: 119. Senior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi sumatrensis: Brown, 1964a PDF: 14; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 378; Zhou, 2001A PDF: 119. Senior synonym of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi taivanensis: Brown, 1964a PDF: 14; Bolton, 1976 PDF: 302; Bolton, 1986a PDF: 16; Bolton, 1995b: 378; Zhou, 2001A PDF: 119; Terayama, 2009 PDF: 161.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in wet forest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in oil palm plantation, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Rubber plantation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soil, 2 times foragers on ground, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times foragers on tree trunk.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 2 times Winkler, 1 times general collecting, 1 times pitfall, 1 times ex yellow rays, 1 times m2 Winkler sifting, 1 times Pitfall, litter.

Elevations: collected from 35 - 1200 meters, 338 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii: casent0909204; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi intermedia: casent0909206; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi sumatrensis: casent0904861, casent0909208; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii rothneyi: casent0904860, casent0909205; syntype of Rhoptromyrmex wroughtonii rothneyi longi: casent0909207; type of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi r. sumatrensis: focol2101; type of Rhoptromyrmex rothneyi subsp. leno: focol0427



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