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Eurhopalothrix procera (Emery, 1897)
Rhopalothrix procera Emery, 1897

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Eurhopalothrix procera, worker, side
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Eurhopalothrix procera, worker, side
Eurhopalothrix procera, worker, top
© Copyright Gary Alpert, 2005-2008 · 1
Eurhopalothrix procera, worker, top
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Geographic distribution
In the Philippines, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental Province, Negros Island.

Natural history
Ants of this genus forage in the leaf litter. They curl up into a ball when disturbed.

How to encounter
Hand-sift leaf litter. Look for seed-like objects. Wait for the ants to uncurl and start walking again.

Brown, W.L. Jr. and W.W. Kempf. 1960. A world revision of the ant tribe Basicerotini. Studia Entomologica (n.s.) 3: 25-40.

Taylor, R.W. 1968. Notes on the Indo-Australian basicerotine ants. Australian Journal of Zoology 16: 333-348.

Taylor, R.W. 1980. Australian and Melanesian ants of the genus Eurhopalothrix Brown and Kempf – notes and new species. Australian Journal of Zoology 27 (1979): 773-788.

Taylor, R.W 1990. New Asian ants of the tribe Basicerotini, with an on-line computer interactive key to the twenty-six known Indo-Australian species. Invertebrate Taxonomy 4: 397-425.

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Arthropoda  
 Class Insecta  
 Order Hymenoptera  
 Family Formicidae  
 Genus Eurhopalothrix  
  Eurhopalothrix procera    Emery, 1897 
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