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Species: Nylanderia glabrior   (Forel, 1902) 

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Nylanderia glabrior_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Prenolepis braueri var. glabrior Forel, 1902j PDF: 490 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 221; in Nylanderia: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 127.
Raised to species: Sarnat & Economo, 2012 PDF: 64.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Micronesia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Oceania

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 114 times found in rainforest, 16 times found in wet sclerophyll, 5 times found in open forest, 5 times found in riparian woodland, 4 times found in Lowland rainforest, DaCt times found in Volcanic soil; Pickard Veg, 3 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 3 times found in dry sclerophyll, DaCt times found in Volcanic soil, Pickard Veg, 2 times found in rainforest on steep slope, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 30 times sieved litter, 22 times Litter, 10 times under rock, 8 times ex rotten log, 7 times leaf litter, 5 times under stone, 5 times ground strays, 4 times berlesate, 4 times stick brushing, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex small rotten wood fragment, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 80 times berlesate, 7 times flight intercept trap, 6 times Pitfall, 3 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 3 times litter extraction 2/94, 2 times winkler, 2 times Malaise trap, 2 times Malaise trap/ethanol, 2 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Pyrethrum, 2 times Stick brushing, berlesate, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 2100 meters, 456 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Paratrechina braueri glabrior: casent0917310; syntype of Nylanderia braueri glabrior: casent0903128, casent0911014

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