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Species: Ectomomyrmex apicalis   (Smith, 1857) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera apicalis Smith, 1857a PDF: 66 (q.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype queen. Type-locality: East Malaysia (“Borneo”): Sarawak, “SAR” (A.R. Wallace). Type-depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 302.
Senior synonym of Ectomomyrmex terminalis (Smith, 1871) (unnecessary replacement name): synonymy unpublished.
Senior synonym of Ectomomyrmex terminalis (Özdikmen, 2010) (unnecessary replacement name): synonymy unpublished.
[Note: apparently purely by chance, Özdikmen chose the same replacement name that Smith, F. had chosen almost 140 years earlier.]
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Edge of forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times FIT, 0 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected at 350 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1960-07-31 00:00:00.0 and 1991-09-18 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Ponera apicalis: casent0901363

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