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Species: Tetraponera attenuata   Smith, 1877 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetraponera attenuata Smith, 1877b PDF: 71 (w.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as attenuate by Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 54.].
Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 144 (q.m.).
Combination in Sima: André, 1892c PDF: 53.
Combination in Tetraponera: Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 65.
Status as species: André, 1892c PDF: 53; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 53; Emery, 1895m: 464; Emery, 1900: 674 (in key); Forel, 1901m PDF: 54; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 112; Forel, 1912o PDF: 54; Forel, 1913l PDF: 27; Viehmeyer, 1916a PDF: 118; Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 65; Emery, 1921c PDF: 25; Crawley, 1924a PDF: 390; Santschi, 1928h PDF: 124; Karavaiev, 1933c PDF: 263 (redescription); Karavaiev, 1935a PDF: 75; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 78; Baltazar, 1966 PDF: 248; Radchenko, 1993a PDF: 76; Bolton, 1995b: 417; Zhou, 2001a PDF: 66; Ward, 2001 PDF: 622 (redescription); Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 209; Lin & Wu, 2003: 68; Xu & Chai, 2004 PDF: 64 (in key); Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 44; Terayama, 2009 PDF: 127; Pfeiffer et al., 2011 PDF: 58; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 63; Bharti & Akbar, 2014a PDF: 47 (in key); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 54; Jaitrong et al., 2016 PDF: 43.
Senior synonym of Tetraponera birmana: Ward, 2001 PDF: 622; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 209.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa
    Asia: Borneo, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Borneo, Japan, Sumatra, Myanmar, India, Philippines, China, Vietnam

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

TetraponeraHNS (Т.) attenuataHNS (F. Smith, 1877).

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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 36 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in rainforest edge, 8 times found in dry evergreen forest, 6 times found in moist evergreen forest, 5 times found in Poor lowland rainforest, 5 times found in mixed deciduous forest, 4 times found in mixed deciduous, secondary growth, 4 times found in second growth forest, 4 times found in Pine forest, 2 times found in secondary limestone rain forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times on low vegetation, 8 times ex dead twig above ground, 6 times ex dead twig, 1 times ex dead twig of spiny legume, 2 times nest in dead twig, 2 times in orchids, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex treefall, 1 times ex dead twig of vine, 1 times fogging sample, 1 times ex soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 92 times Malaise trap, 13 times pan traps, 6 times Pan trap, 4 times Hand collection, 3 times beating vegetation and hand collections, 4 times search, 3 times Malaise traps, 3 times fogging, 2 times canopy fogging, 2 times pitfall traps, 1 times beating vegetation, ...

Elevations: collected from 8 - 1700 meters, 557 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1887-04-01 and 2017-10-19

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetraponera attenuata: casent0902828; syntype of Sima attenuata tenuissima: casent0905747; syntype of Sima birmana: casent0907459; syntype of Tetraponera thagatensis: casent0907467



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