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Species: Tetraponera pilosa   (Smith, 1858) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Pseudomyrma pilosa Smith, 1858a PDF: 160 (w.) BORNEO. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1915a PDF: 23 (q.); Viehmeyer, 1916a PDF: 117 (m.).
Combination in Sima: Emery, 1887g: 449.
Combination in Tetraponera: Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 65.
Senior synonym of Tetraponera nicobarensis: Ward, 2001 PDF: 648.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Palawan Island

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Dlussky, G. M. & Radchenko, A. G., 1990, [The ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of Vietnam. Subfamily Pseudomyrmicinae. Subfamily Myrmicinae (tribes Calyptomyrmecini, Meranoplini, Cataulacini).], [News of faunistics and systematics.], Kiev: Naukova Dumka, pp. 119-125

Tetraponera (S.) pilosaHNS (F. Smith, 1858).

Ð?звеÑ?Ñ?ен из Ð?алайзии и СингапÑ?Ñ?а; Ð?Ð?.Ð?аÑ?аваевÑ?м (Karawajew, 1935) оÑ?меÑ?ен на аÑ?Ñ?ипелаге Ð?оÑ?ло Ð?ондоÑ? в СиамÑ?ком заливе; нами найден на о.Ð?ондао близ Ñ?го-воÑ?Ñ?оÑ?ного побеÑ?ежÑ?Ñ? Ð?Ñ?еÑ?нама (Рад- Ñ?енко).

РиÑ?. 1. Ð? е Ñ? а л и Ñ?Ñ?Ñ?оениÑ? видов TetraponeraHNS (Ñ?абоÑ?ие, м а Ñ? Ñ? Ñ? а б везде одинаков): 1-3 - голова Ñ?пеÑ?еди; 4-7 - Ñ?Ñ?ебелек и пÑ?оподеÑ?м в пÑ?оÑ?илÑ?; 1, 6 - T.binghamiHNS (Ð? Ñ? е Ñ? н а м), 7 - Т. binghamiHNS (Ð?иÑ?ма, Ñ?кз. Ð?. Ф о Ñ? е л Ñ?); 2 - T. bidentata; 3,5 - T. allaborans;

4 - T. longinodaHNS

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in rainforest edge, 3 times found in second growth rainforest, 2 times found in second-growth rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest along creek beds, 2 times found in edge of second growth rainforest, 3 times found in secondary dry evergreen forest, 2 times found in 2nd growth forest, 1 times found in secondary dry evergreen, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times on low vegetation, 5 times ex dead twig, 2 times ex dead twig of Hevea brasiliensis, 2 times ex dead twig of Vitex pubescens, 3 times daylight forager(s) on vines and shrubs, 2 times ex dead twigs, 2 times in Piper, 1 times ex roadside tree-fall, 1 times ex dry wood of shrub, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times Aporusa sp., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times beating vegetation and hand collections, 3 times Malaise trap, 4 times Malaise traps, 4 times pan traps, 3 times Malaise, 2 times search, 1 times fogging, 1 times handling, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 malaises traps.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1109 meters, 350 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1928-02-10 and 2014-08-03

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetraponera pilosa: casent0902820; syntype of Sima nicobarensis: casent0907448; type of Pseudomyrma pilosa: focol1163, focol1164, focol1165



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