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Species: Diacamma scalpratum   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Ponera scalprata Smith, 1858a PDF: 84, pl. 6, figs. 21, 22 (w.) INDIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: India: “N. Ind. 54/16” (Hooker). Type-depository: BMNH. Type-specimen: CASENT0915970. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Laciny et al., 2015 PDF: 90.
Combination in Diacamma: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 718
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:




Workers of D. scalpratum collected in Thung Salaengluang National Park (Phitsanulok province) have a pair of 8-10 ovarioles, whereas workers from Saraburi province have a pair of 4 ovarioles. Together with differences in thoracic sculpture, petiole shape and male genitalia, this suggests that two species are included under D. scalpratum.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 1219 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1874-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2006-09-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Diacamma scalpratum: casent0900667; Lectotype of Diacamma compressum: casent0915970

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