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Species: Myrmicaria arachnoides   (Smith, 1857) 

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See Also:

Myrmicaria arachnoides adpressipilosa, Myrmicaria arachnoides latinoda, Myrmicaria arachnoides lutea, Myrmicaria arachnoides luteiventris

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Heptacondylus arachnoides Smith, 1857a PDF: 72 (w.q.) BORNEO. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as arachnoidea by Santschi, 1928h PDF: 130, Stitz, 1938 PDF: 101, and others.].
Mayr, 1867a PDF: 114 (m.).
Combination in Myrmicaria: Mayr, 1867a PDF: 113.
Combination in Heptacondylus: Santschi, 1928h PDF: 130.
Junior synonym of Myrmicaria longipes: Mayr, 1863a PDF: 423; Mayr, 1867a PDF: 113; Mayr, 1872 PDF: 155 (error).
[Note: Mayr gives Myrmicaria longipes as senior synonym, but Myrmicaria arachnoides has priority (Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 155).].
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Heptacondyla longipes: casent0900500; syntype of Myrmicaria arachnoides: casent0901425

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