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Species: Discothyrea clavicornis   Emery, 1897 

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Discothyrea clavicornis_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Discothyrea clavicornis Emery, 1897c PDF: 593, pl. 15, figs. 39, 40 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mann, 1919 PDF: 288 (q.).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Indonesia, Malaysia
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in rain forest, 14 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in limestone rain forest, 1 times found in Rubber plantation, 2 times found in Dense rain forest, 2 times found in Montane rainforest, 2 times found in woodland, 1 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 1 times found in open forest, 1 times found in Ridgetop slope, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times litter, 4 times leaf mould, 2 times forest litter, 1 times sieved litter, 1 times rtn. wood, litter, 1 times nest in pocket in heavy clay, 1 times near foot, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times for. litter, 1 times ex Moss.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times m2 Winkler sifting, 10 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 14 times Berlesate, 2 times Random coll. Winkler sifting,, 1 times Site GP3, 1 times Berlesate no. 689.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1950 meters, 747 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Discothyrea clavicornis: casent0922241; syntype of Discothyrea clavicornis: casent0903858

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