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Species: Technomyrmex pratensis   (Smith, 1860) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Tapinoma pratensis Smith, 1860b PDF: 97 (w.) INDONESIA (Batjan I.). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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: China, Indonesia, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:


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, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times lifted litter.

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

Elevations: collected from 190 - 1010 meters, 574 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1890-10-01 and 2014-08-03

Type specimens: syntype of Tapinoma setiferum: casent0904027; syntype of Tapinoma setiferum javanum: casent0907585, casent0909786; syntype of Technomyrmex pratensis: casent0901924; type of Tapinoma setiferum var. javanum: focol0011, focol0015, focol2870, focol2871

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