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Species: Myrmica rhytida   Radchenko & Elmes, 1999 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Myrmica rhytida Radchenko & Elmes, 1999a PDF: 41, fig. 5 (1-10) (w.q.m.) INDIA (Jammu & Kashmir). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: India: Kashmir, Up. Kainthal Nar, 34°00’N, 70°45’E, 3750 m., 14.viii.1978, no. 3061 (P.S. Ward). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 432 paratype workers, 21 paratype queens, 50 paratype males. Secondary type localities: 113 paratype workers, 32 paratype males with same data as holotype, 3 paratype queens, 4 paratype males Kashmir, 3 km. NE Tar Sar, 3300 m., 2.viii.1978, no. 3037 (P.S. Ward), 200 paratype workers, 10 paratype queens, 5 paratype males Kashmir, Tar Sar, 3950 m., 4.viii.1978, nos 3038-3042 (P.S. Ward), 25 paratype workers Kashmir, 1 km. NE Yehmer Pass, 3600 m., 6.viii.1978, nos 3043, 3045 (P.S. Ward), 84 paratype workers, 7 paratype queens, 4 paratype males Kashmir, 4 km. S Kulan, 3599 m., 7.viii.1978, nos 3046, 3048 (P.S. Ward), 3 paratype workers Kashmir, Sain Nar, 3750 m., 11.viii.1978, no. 3054 (P.S. Ward), 4 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen, 4 paratype males Kashmir, Wampet, 3700 m., 12.viii.1978, no. 3057 (P.S. Ward), 1 paratype male Kashmir, Up. Kaintel Nar, Oitto, 4200 m., no. 3068 (P.S. Ward), 3 paratype workers India: Beastel, 20 km. S Rohtang, 2800 m., 18.viii.1990, no. J-23 (J. Heinze). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MMCR, MSNM, NHMB, OXUM, PCAS, PSWC, SIZK. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in alpine vegetation, 1 times found in edge of birch forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 1 times on ground.

Elevations: collected from 2800 - 3950 meters, 3639 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1978-08-04 00:00:00.0 and 1990-08-15 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Myrmica rhytida: casent0900306; paratype of Myrmica rhytida: antweb1041283, casent0915408, casent0916696, casent0917703, casent0917704, casent0917705, casent0922783; type of Myrmica rhytida: focol1835-1, focol1835-2, focol1835-3, focol1836-1, focol1836-2, focol1836-3

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