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Species: Discothyrea mixta   Brown, 1958 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Discothyrea mixta Brown, 1958g PDF: 343, figs. 47, 48 (w.) LIBERIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in closed riparian forest, 1 times found in cocoa, 1 times found in evergreen forest, 1 times found in field station clearing, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in primary forest habitat, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 14 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times sifted litter, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times nest in rotten wood, 2 times ex sifted litter, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times forest litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf, mold, rotten wood), 1 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times on low vegetation, leaf fold nest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 13 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times search, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times pitfall trap, Transect 6 150m, 1 times transect 6, 30m, pitfall trap, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler sample, Site 1, W2, 1 times Winkler sifter.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1650 meters, 912 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Discothyrea mixta: casent0911150

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