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  • Entomology 29514 MCZ Entomology
  • Acropyga pallida
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Holotype of Bothriomyrmex pallidus
  • Cyclops Mountains, Mount Lina
  • Asia: Indonesia
  • iii.1936 (1936-03-01 - 1936-03-31)
Identifications
Acropyga pallida (Donisthorpe, 1938)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Hymenoptera Acropyga pallida
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Bothriomyrmex pallidus Donisthorpe, 1938
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Dolichoderinae Bothriomyrmecini Bothriomyrmex pallidus
Identified by Horace Donisthorpe on 1938-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Asia
Country: Indonesia
Specific Locality: Cyclops Mountains, Mount Lina
Verbatim Locality: DUTCH NEW GUINEA:; Cyclops Mts.,; Mt. Lina. 3,500 ft.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 3500 to 3500 ft
Collecting Date: iii.1936 (1936-03-01 - 1936-03-31)
Collectors
Lucy E. Cheesman
Identifiers
collector number: 119
collector number: B.M. 1936-271
type number: 29514
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) fair in collection 1
caste=worker
Remarks: LECTOTYPE Acropyga pallida (Donisthorpe, 1938) JSL TYPE # 122 det. J.S. LaPolla, 2003; M.C.Z. Paratype 29514; Bothriomyrmex pallidus Donisthorpe type; Desription of Bothriomyrmex pallidus only describes one specimen. So this should be a holotype. TSV 1/17
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