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Species: Linepithema keiteli   (Forel, 1907) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex keiteli Forel, 1907h PDF: 8 (w.q.) HAITI. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wild, 2007A PDF: 78 (m.).
Combination in Linepithema: Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 16.
Senior synonym of Linepithema subfasciatus: Wild, 2007A PDF: 77.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Dominican Republic, Haiti
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in transitional moist forest, 1 times found in open level pine flat, sparse pine trees and palmettos, 2 times found in disturbed broadleaf moist forest, 3 times found in secondary broadleaf forest, Cecropia, grasses, palms times found in deforested slope, veg, 1 times found in pine forest, 1 times found in second growth rainforest, 1 times found in disturbed roadside, grasses, open soil along base of steep hill. 1200hr., 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in Grassy roadside, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Linepithema under rock, 3 times under rock, 2 times nest under rock, 3 times foragers at cookie bait, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times on soil, 1 times on ground, 1 times nest under rocks, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times under rocks near station, 1 times under boulder, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times hand collecting, 4 times direct collection, 2 times at bait, 1 times 1600hr., 1 times 1715hr., 1 times 1730hr..

Elevations: collected from 185 - 1750 meters, 1095 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Linepithema keiteli: casent0909569

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