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Species: Technomyrmex kraepelini   Forel, 1905 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Technomyrmex kraepelini Forel, 1905f PDF: 23 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2007b PDF: 88
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
    Oceania: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Oceania

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in tropical rainforest, 4 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in same as above, but for the next hour, 2 times found in swamp forest, 1 times found in Davis-sifting close to dump; I guess technically it's 2� growth forest, but the trees are pretty big; Canopy ~10m+, pretty full cover, 1 times found in riparian forest litter N. bank Ngarmeskang R., 1 times found in old growth beginning of zone UP2H; Camponotus maculates-group nest same stick in trail, as T. albipes nest, lots of T. albipes, 1 times found in Around house, at peanut butter baits, and incidental collections; pristomyrmex in palm frond decaying by taro patch, 1 times found in some big Phicus trees around, good leaf litter; some birds nest ferns not very strongly agroforest, but a few breadfruit trees around, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex sifted leaf litter, 8 times 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 3 times leaf litter (1 sq meter), 1 times same as above, but for the next hour, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times lots of T. albipes, no A. gracilipes; great looking mushroom stinkhorn at N07�35.967 E134�33.957 some all-yellow tetramorium on top feeding, 1 times litter, 1 times lifted litter, 1 times leaf litter (1 sq meter), very deep leaf litter, >10cm some places, 1 times incidental collections; anochetus from birdsnest fern, 1 times incidental collections around #2 Maybe some good stuff, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 22 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator, 9 times Winkler, 8 times hand collected, 4 times hand collected|aspirator, 4 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter, 2 times hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter, maple syrup, 1 times hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter, 0 times Light tray, 0 times Sweeping, 1 times sweeping>hand collected|asperating, 1 times at bait|syrup, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1010 meters, 354 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1904-03-11 and 2014-08-02

Type specimens: syntype of Technomyrmex kraepelini: casent0909801

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