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Species: Discothyrea sculptior   Santschi, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Discothyrea oculata var. sculptior Santschi, 1913c PDF: 302 (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Brown, 1958g PDF: 253.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in dry forest, 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in near primary forest, 1 times found in Brachystega forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times hand collection, 1 times transect 1, 100m, pitfall trap, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 665 meters, 186 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Discothyrea oculata sculptior: casent0915308

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