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Species: Aphaenogaster perplexa   Smith, 1961 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Aphaenogaster (Planimyrma) perplexus Smith, 1961b PDF: 228. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Junior primary homonym of Aphaenogaster treatae wheeleri Mann, 1915 PDF: 51.].

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Rainforest, 0 times found in Cocoa plantation, edge of rainforest, 1 times found in edge of rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Ground strays, 1 times Nest in and under log, foragers, 0 times In blocked end of log, foragers, 1 times cocoa plantation in log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 121 - 914 meters, 545 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Aphaenogaster quadrispina wheeleri: casent0900451



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