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Species: Tetraponera polita   Ward, 2001 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tetraponera polita Ward, 2001 PDF: 640, figs. 70, 78 (w.) BORNEO. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest edge, 2 times found in secondary vegetation, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in rubber plantation, 1 times found in secondary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex live stem of Uncaria, 2 times on low vegetation, 2 times nesting inside Uncaria sp..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating vegetation and hand collections.

Elevations: collected from 210 - 235 meters, 225 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1995-08-30 and 2014-07-29

Type specimens: paratype: casent0796384, casent0796385; paratype of Tetraponera polita: casent0902835

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