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Species: Metapone emersoni   Gregg, 1958 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Metapone emersoni Gregg, 1958 PDF: 115, fig. 2 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, 12 miles from Perinet, 28.VI.1935, coll. H. Kirby. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Alpert, 2007: 10.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Metapone emersoni sp. nov.  Gregg, R. E., 1958, Two new species of Metapone from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 60, pp. 111-121: 120, (download) 120 6291
Metapone emersoni   Alpert, G. D., 2007, A review of the ant genus Metapone Forel from Madagascar., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 8-18: 10, (download) 10 21271 GoogleMaps
Metapone emersoni sp. nov.  Gregg, R. E., 1958, Two new species of Metapone from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 60, pp. 111-121: 115-119, (download) 115-119 6291

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in montane rainforest, 7 times found in high altitude rainforest, 7 times found in mixed tropical forest, 4 times found in forest edge, open area, 2 times found in cultivated land (tavy), 4 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 2 times found in Galery forest, 3 times found in open area near stream, 2 times found in across sandy trail in dwarf litoral forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times ex rotten log, no termites, soft wood.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 32 times Malaise trap, 4 times Malaise, 2 times Malaise, 3, 2 times Malaise, canopy trap, 2 times 01 Malaise traps.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1235 meters, 673 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: fmnhins0000105976; Paratype: fmnhins0000105977



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