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Species: Odontoponera transversa   (Smith, 1857) 

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See Also:

Odontoponera transversa biconcentrica, Odontoponera transversa infuscata

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Ponera transversa Smith, 1857a PDF: 68 (w.) SINGAPORE. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Odontoponera: Emery, 1893i PDF: 262.
Senior synonym of Odontoponera transversa nitens: Yamane, 2009 PDF: 3, 6 (in text).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Singapore, Myanmar, Philippines, China, Java, Vietnam

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in 2nd growth wet forest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in 2° wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times foragers, 1 times strays, 1 times nest in clay bank, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times search, 2 times winkler, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1067 meters, 409 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-03-02 and 2014-08-04

Type specimens: Holotype of Ponera reticulata: casent0900665; syntype of Odontoponera transversa: casent0900666; unpublished name: Odontoponera carli: casent0907214, casent0911207

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