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Species: Metapone greeni   Forel, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Metapone greeni Forel, 1911l PDF: 449, pl. 14, figs. 1-10 (w.q.m.l.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Taylor & Alpert, 2016 10.11646/zootaxa.4105.6.1 PDF: 514). Type-locality: lectotype Sri Lanka (“Ceylon”): Peradeniya (E. Green). Type-depository: MHNG. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 9 paralectotype workers, 1 paralectotype queen, 1 paralectotype male. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depositories: MCZC, MHNG, USNM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Gregg, R. E., 1958, Two new species of Metapone from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 60, pp. 111-121

Metapone greeniHNS Forel

Forel, Rev. Suisse Zool., 1911, 19, p. 449, Pl. 14, [[worker]], [[queen]], [[male]] and larva; Emery, Ann. Soc. Ent. Belg., 1912, 56, p. 95, Fig. 1, larva; Wheeler, Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer., 1919, 12, p. 179, [[worker]], [[queen]], [[male]], Fig. 1, 2; Emery, Genera Insect., 1921, Fase. 174, p. 20.

Type locality: Peradenyia, Ceylon (E. E. Green)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times au termites d' tronc.

Type specimens: Lectotype of Metapone greeni: casent0907444; syntype of Metapone johni: casent0916851

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