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Species: Myopias tenuis   (Emery, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Trapeziopelta tenuis Emery, 1900b PDF: 313, pl. 8, fig. 3 (q.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1901k PDF: 155 (w.).
Combination in Myopias: Willey & Brown, 1983 PDF: 270.
Senior synonym of Myopias fulvescens: Willey & Brown, 1983 PDF: 270.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 30 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Rainforest Gully, 1 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in Small disturbed roadside rainforest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 1 times found in Lowland rainforest, 1 times found in lowland wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times Litter, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times Sieved litter, 2 times rotting wood, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times ex rtn. wood frag. forest floor, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mould, rotten wood), 1 times Litter with palms, 1 times Litter & moss, 1 times In rotten wood, 1 times In rotten log nr creek, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times Berlesate, 2 times direct collection, 2 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1300 meters, 240 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myopias tenuis: casent0903925; syntype of Trapeziopelta tenuis: casent0922431; syntype of Trapeziopelta tenuis fulvescens: casent0903926

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