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Species: Tetraponera extenuata   Ward, 2001 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Tetraponera extenuata Ward, 2001 PDF: 614, figs. 16, 27, 33, 39, 50 (w.q.) SINGAPORE. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Islands of Luzon, Mindanao

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest edge, 2 times found in forest, 1 times found in montane forest, 2 times found in relict rainforest, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in poor lowland rainforest, 1 times found in remnant lowland rainforest, 1 times found in secondary vegetation, 1 times found in Timonius rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex dead twig, 1 times ex dead twig of Timonius, 1 times ex dead twig of small tree, 1 times ex dead twig of Melastoma malabathricum, 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times on understory plants, 1 times on mid-canopy vegetation, 2 times on low shrub, 2 times foragers on ferns and low vegetation, 1 times ex dead twig of Timonius sp., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times beating vegetation and hand collections, 5 times fogging, 1 times beating vegetation and hand collections, from mid-canopy walk, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 times beating and sweping vegetation, 1 times fog sample, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 malaises traps, 1 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 8 - 1670 meters, 393 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1962-06-03 and 2014-08-03

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetraponera extenuata: casent0902824; paratype: casent0761615; paratypes of extenuata Ward: casent0796004, casent0796005, casent0796006, casent0796007



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