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Species: Nesomyrmex sikorai   (Emery, 1896) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptothorax (Goniothorax) sikorai Emery, 1896g PDF: 63 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antananarivo, Imerina, coll. Sikora; CASENT0102064; MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Nesomyrmex: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 272.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in montane rainforest, 7 times found in disturbed montane rainforest, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in disturbed montane rainforest along road side, 1 times found in montane shrubland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 23 times ex dead twig above ground, 3 times ex dead bamboo above ground, 1 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex dead twig.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 1269 - 1755 meters, 1506 meters average

Type specimens:

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