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  • Entomology 29673 MCZ Entomology
  • Sphinctomyrmex caledonicus
  • whole animal (pointed)
  •    Holotype of Sphinctomyrmex caledonicus
  • Ciu, nr. Mt Canala
  • Oceania: New Caledonia: Loyalty Islands
  • XII.31.54 (1954-12-31)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Sphinctomyrmex caledonicus Wilson, 1957
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Hymenoptera Apocrita Vespoidea Formicidae Cerapachyinae Cerapachyini Sphinctomyrmex caledonicus
Identified by Edward Osborne Wilson on 1957-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
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MCZ Breviora no. 74
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MCZ Breviora no. 74
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Oceania
Country: New Caledonia
Island Group: Loyalty Islands
Specific Locality: Ciu, nr. Mt Canala
Verbatim Locality: Ciu, nr. Mt. Canala New Caled. 300m rainforest
General Habitat: rainforest
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 300 to 300 m
Coordinates: -21.533333° 165.95° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 3036 m
Nelson Rios; 2018-10-03; Source: GEOLocate batch georeferencing, 2018-10-03
Coordinate Remarks: [UNDER REVIEW; GEOLOCATE_SCORE: 36; GEOLOCATE_PRECISION: Low; GEOLOCATE_NUMRESULTS: 1]
Collecting Date: XII.31.54 (1954-12-31)
Collectors
Edward Osborne Wilson
Identifiers
collector number: 229
type number: 29673
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pointed) good, tentative unknown 1
Remarks: Labels: " Ciu, nr. Mt. Canala New Caled. 300m EO Wilson rainforest; XII.31.54 #229; Holotype; MCZ HType 29673; Sphinctomyrmex caledonicus Wilson."
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MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.108

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MCZ Entomology Types 023314-031953, pg.108