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Species: Echinopla dubitata   Smith, 1862 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Echinopla dubitata Smith, 1862a PDF: 50 (w.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Smith, F., 1861, Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the Islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 6, pp. 36-48

3. Echinopla dubitataHNS

. E. nigra; capite thoraceque rugosis; abdomine ovato laevi nitido; squama in utroque latere spina horizontali; femoribus pallide testaceus.

Worker. Length 2 lines. Black, and thinly covered with erect black hairs; the head and thorax rather finely rugose; the antennae pubescent, with the extreme tip pale testaceous; the eyes round and very prominent. The anterior margin of the prothorax arched with a short acute spine at the lateral angles; the thorax is deeply constricted in the middle, the metathorax rounded behind; the roughness of the thorax gives its margins a crenulated appearance; the coxae, trochanters, and base of the femora pale rufo-testaceous; the claw-joint of the tarsi rufo-testaceous. Abdomen globose, shining, and very finely punctured.

Hab. Celebes (Tondano).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: syntype of Echinopla dubitata: casent0901881, casent0903470

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