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Species: Cardiocondyla thoracica   (Smith, 1859) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Myrmica thoracica Smith, 1859a PDF: 148 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru Is). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: 3 syntype workers. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Aru Is (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. Primary type specimen: CASENT0901412. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cardiocondyla: Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 455
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in search party campsite, 1 times found in road side, sparse vegetation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times grd. foragers, 1 times ex rottten log, 1 times 1-3 cm in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times ex ethanol, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Malaise trap/ethanol, 1 times Pantraps, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 750 meters, 381 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-04-18 00:00:00.0 and 2014-07-22 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Cardiocondyla thoracica: casent0901412

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