Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.77.4. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Meranoplus levis   Donisthorpe, 1942 

Download Data

Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Meranoplus levis Donisthorpe, 1942d: 455 (w.) INDIA (Tamil Nadu). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype workers. Type-locality: India: Tinnevelly Dist., Dohnavur, 350 ft, 1.x.1938 (Colombo Museum Expd.). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

India, Sri Lanka

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in arid trees and dry sparse shrubbery.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sun-baked clay.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times searching.

Elevations: collected from 107 - 439 meters, 273 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-10-01 00:00:00.0 and 2019-07-04 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Meranoplus levis: casent0902025

See something amiss? Send us an email.