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Species: Technomyrmex pratensis   (Smith, 1860) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Tapinoma pratensis Smith, 1860b PDF: 97 (w.) INDONESIA (Bacan I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: 4 syntype workers. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Bacan (= Batjan) I. (“Bac.20”) (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as protensis by Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 193.]
Combination in Iridomyrmex: Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 460.
Combination in Technomyrmex: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 161.
Senior synonym of Technomyrmex setiferum: Bolton, 2007b PDF: 95.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rain forest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in limestone cave, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in lowland dipterocarp forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times Winkler extractor, 1 times lifted litter, 1 times ex sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 6 times Winkler, 1 times search, 1 times m2 Winkler sifting.

Elevations: collected from 160 - 1010 meters, 532 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1890-10-01 00:00:00.0 and 2022-08-04 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0715860, casent0715861, casent0715862, casent0715863, casent0715864, casent0715865, casent0715866, casent0734561, casent0734562, casent0734563, casent0735015, casent0735016, casent0735017; syntype of Tapinoma setiferum: casent0904027; syntype of Tapinoma setiferum javanum: casent0907585, casent0909786; syntype of Technomyrmex pratensis: casent0901924; type of Tapinoma setiferum javanum: focol0011, focol0015, focol2870, focol2871

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