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Species: Trichomyrmex kempi   (Mukerjee, 1930) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Monomorium (Parholcomyrmex) kempi Mukerjee, 1930 PDF: 154, fig. 2 (w.) INDIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated, “several specimens”). Type-locality: Country/State indeterminate: Seistan desert, Labi Baring (N. Annandale & S.W. Kemp). Type-depository: unknown (no type-material known to exist). Type notes: 1) Seistan desert lies in eastern Iran, southern Afghanistan, and western Pakistan. Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 39, record the species as Indian (Sikkim, West Bengal). 2) Mukerjee says that the specimens are deposited in “Zoological Survey of India, Indian Museum, Calcutta”, now NZSI, but they have apparently been lost. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Trichomyrmex: (provisional, unpublished).
[Note: provisional combination as original description cites Parholcomyrmex.].
Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 263; Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 39.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya


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