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Species: Tetramorium gambogecum   (Donisthorpe, 1941) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Xiphomyrmex gambogecus Donisthorpe, 1941h PDF: 57 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Indonesia: Yapen I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Japen I. (= Yapen I.) Mt Eiori, 2000 ft, x.1938 (L.E. Cheesman). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 22 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Tetramorium: Bolton, 1977 PDF: 88
Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 180; Bolton, 1977 PDF: 88 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 408; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 56 (error?).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in mossy forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex small fragment rtn. wood, 1 times ex rotting log.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 610 meters, 253 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-08-01 00:00:00.0 and 1972-07-08 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Tetramorium gambogecum: casent0901109; Holotype of Xiphomyrmex gambogecus flavus: casent0901110

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