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Species: Eurhopalothrix omnivaga   Taylor, 1990 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Eurhopalothrix omnivaga Taylor, 1990c PDF: 413, figs. 24-26, 50 (w.q.) WEST MALAYSIA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Malaysia: Selangor, Ulu Gombak Field Station, nr Kuala Lumpur (03°08’N, 101°42’E), 11-14.vii.1968, RWT accs 68.785, 788, 848-9, 851 (R.W. Taylor). Primary type depository: ANIC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 100+ paratype workers, 7 paratype queens. Secondary type localities: 16 paratype workers, 2 paratype queens with same data as holotype, 3 paratype workers Selangor, Gombak, 7.x.1972 (B. Bolton), 1 paratype worker Selangor, Upper Gombak Valley, 9.ii.1967 (D.H. Murphy), 7 paratype workers Selangor, Kuala Kubu Bahru, 13.vii.1968, RWT acc. 68.848 (R.W. Taylor), 1 paratype worker Selangor, Kuala Kubu Bahru, v.1955 (D.H. Murphy), 11 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Malaysia: Perak, Cameron Highlands, Sungei Simei Falls, 25-28.iii.1977 (T. Jaccoud & P. Marcuard), Malaysia: West Johore, Gunong Pulai, nr Johore Bahru, 17.iii.1963 (D.H. Murphy), “numerous” paratype workers, 2 paratype queens Malaysia: Sarawak, 1st Div., Semengoh Nature Res., nr Kuching, "various dates between 28.v. and 20.vi.1968", RWT accs 68.202, 259-262, 778-80, 784 (R.W. Taylor), 2 paratype workers Sarawak, Mt Santubong, nr Kuching, 5.vi.1968 (G.H.L. Rothschild), 3 paratype workers Sarawak, 4th Div., Gn. Mulu Nat. Pk, RGS Expd., Long Pala, 18.x.1977 (B. Bolton), 1 paratype worker Malaysia: Sabah, Lungmanis, mi. 45 Labuk Road ex Sandakan, 12-13.vi.1968, RWT acc. 68.476 (R.W. Taylor), 7 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Sabah, Sepilok Forest Reserve, nr Sandakan, 12.vi.1968, RWT acc. 68.451 (R.W. Taylor), 1 paratype worker, 1 paratype queen Sabah, Sibuga, nr Sandakan, 9.vi.1968, RWT acc. 68.378 (R.W. Taylor), 7 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Sabah, Umas Umas, nr Tawau, 12-13.vi.1968, RWT accs 68.626, 627 (R.W. Taylor), 36 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen Sabah, Quoin Hill Research Station, nr Tawau, 750 ft, 16-19.vi. 1968, RWT accs 68.613-7, 619-21 (R.W. Taylor), 9 paratype workers Indonesia: Sumatra, Liwa, 5.ix.1984 (M.S. Harvey), 3 paratype workers Sulawesi, Dumoga-Bone Nat. Pk, c. 200 m., 4.iii.1985 (M. Horak), 3 paratype workers Sulawesi, Ranu River, 4.iii.1985 (M. Brendell). Secondary type depositories: ANIC, BMNH, BPBM, KUPC, LACM, MHNG, SMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 175 - 350 meters, 268 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1984-09-01 00:00:00.0 and 2014-08-02 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Eurhopalothrix omnivaga: casent0900936



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