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Species: Dinomyrmex gigas   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Dinomyrmex gigas borneensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica gigas Latreille, 1802a: 105, pl. 2, fig. 6 (s.) "GRANDES-INDES". Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1858a PDF: 14 (w.q.m.).
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 369.
Current subspecies: nominal plus D. g. borneensis.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in primary rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground nest, 2 times ground forager(s), 2 times ground forager, 2 times litter, 1 times in dead wood, 30-10 times at light, 7, 1 times arboreal foragers, 1 times On ground, 1 times nest at base of tree.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 2 times Hand, 1 times at light, 1 times By Hand, 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 558 meters, 249 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1953-11-01 and 2014-08-02

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