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Species: Meranoplus nanus   André, 1892 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Meranoplus nanus André, 1892a PDF: 55 (w.) GABON. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1914d PDF: 351 (q.).
See also: Bolton, 1981a PDF: 53.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Savanna, 1 times found in savanna woodland, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 1 times nocturnal forager, 1 times ex Malaise trap, 1 times elephant path.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfalls, 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times search, 1 times sweep, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1520 meters, 713 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Meranoplus nanus: casent0908928, casent0913652; syntype of Meranoplus nanus nanior kiboshana: casent0922234

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