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Species: Meranoplus mucronatus   Smith, 1857 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Meranoplus mucronatus Smith, 1857a PDF: 82, pl. 2, fig. 6 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Malaysia: Malacca, Mt Ophir (A.R. Wallace). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Meranoplus mucronatus   Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 82-83, (download) 82-83 2588
Meranoplus mucronatus   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 194, (download) 194 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in litter, rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 106 - 1219 meters, 251 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1962-08-12 00:00:00.0 and 2010-10-10 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Meranoplus mucronatus: casent0902028; type of Meranoplus mucronatus: focol1932, focol1933, focol1934

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