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Species: Meranoplus laeviventris   Emery, 1889 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Meranoplus laeviventris Emery, 1889: 506, pl. 10, fig. 16 (w.) MYANMAR. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Schödl, 1998 PDF: 380). Type-locality: lectotype Myanmar (“Burma”): Tenasserim, Mt Mooleyit, 1000-1900 m., iv.1887 (L. Fea). Type-depository: MSNG. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paralectotype worker. Paratype-locality: Myanmar: Tennaserim, Kawkareet, v.1887 (L. Fea). Paratype-depositories: NHMW. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Schödl, 1998 PDF: 380.
[Misspelled as leviventris by Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 137.]
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rain forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times m2 Winkler sifting, 1 times Random coll. Winkler sifting.

Elevations: collected from 805 - 1450 meters, 967 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1887-04-01 00:00:00.0 and 2013-06-13 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Meranoplus laeviventris: casent0904684; Lectotype of Meranoplus laeviventris punctulata: casent0904685; Not Provided: casent0714254, casent0714255, casent0714256

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