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Species: Discothyrea poweri   (Arnold, 1916) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pseudosysphincta poweri Arnold, 1916 PDF: 162, fig. 9 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Discothyrea: Brown, 1958g PDF: 253.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in coastal forest, 5 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in Pine forest plantation, 1 times found in renosterbos, 1 times found in indigenous forest ravine.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times leaf litter, 1 times sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 4 times winkler extraction, 2 times Winkler extr. leaf litter, 2 times Winkler extraction leaf litter, 1 times MW sample transect, 1 times searching, 1 times W 1 large mixed sample, 1 times general collecting.

Elevations: collected from 125 - 1420 meters, 415 meters average

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