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Species: Lioponera longitarsus   Mayr, 1879 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Lioponera longitarsus Mayr, 1879 PDF: 667 (w.q.) INDIA (West Bengal). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: 2 syntype workers, 1 syntype queen. Type-locality: India: Calcutta (= Kolkata) (Rothney). Type-depositories: BMNH, MHNW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1900f PDF: 329 (m.).
Combination in Cerapachys: Brown, 1975 PDF: 23.
Status as species: Emery, 1887f PDF: 444; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 17; Forel, 1895g PDF: 422; Forel, 1900f PDF: 329; Emery, 1902c: 24; Rothney, 1903: 97; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 27; Emery, 1911e PDF: 12; Forel, 1913g PDF: 187; Wheeler, 1929h PDF: 58; Donisthorpe, 1939a PDF: 253; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 21; Brown, 1975 PDF: 23, 63; Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 237; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 26; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 18; Kugler, 1988: 256; Terayama et al., 1988 PDF: 38; Bolton, 1995b: 143; Tang et al., 1995: 26; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 48; Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 312; Tiwari, 1999 PDF: 33; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000 PDF: 269; Lin & Wu, 2003: 60; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005 PDF: 18; Framenau & Thomas, 2008 PDF: 58; Heterick, 2009 PDF: 127; Terayama, 2009 PDF: 121; Vonshak & Ionescu-Hirsch, 2009 PDF: 38; Collingwood et al., 2011 PDF: 408; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 24; Sharaf et al., 2013 PDF: 570; Bharti & Akbar, 2013a PDF: 83 (in key); Bharti & Wachkoo, 2013d PDF: 1192 (in key); Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 62; Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 22; Chen et al., 2016 PDF: 9 (in key); Rasheed et al., 2019 10.13102/sociobiology.v66i3.4330 PDF: 428.
Senior synonym of Lioponera aegyptiaca: Bolton, 1995b: 143.
Senior synonym of Lioponera alfierii: Bolton, 1995b: 143.
Senior synonym of Lioponera australis Forel, 1895: Brown, 1975 PDF: 23; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 26; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 18; Bolton, 1995b: 143.
Senior synonym of Lioponera bicolor: Brown, 1975 PDF: 23; Bolton, 1995b: 143.
Senior synonym of Lioponera cooperi: Bolton, 1995b: 143.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Egypt, Ghana
    Asia: Bangladesh, China, India, Israel, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Palearctic
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Australasia, Indomalaya bioregions

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in citrus orchard, 1 times found in exotic veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Guinea savannah.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times Path.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 225 meters, 115 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1925-08-23 and 2009-06-04

Type specimens: Holotype of Cerapachys aegyptiacus: casent0902740; Holotype of Lioponera alfierii: casent0902739; syntype of Cerapachys bicolor: casent0902756; syntype of Cerapachys parva: casent0907070; syntype of Lioponera longitarsus: casent0915854; syntype of Lioponera longitarsus australis: casent0907069; type of Phyracaces pygmaeus: antweb1008249



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