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Species: Nylanderia humbloti   (Forel, 1891) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Prenolepis braueri r. humbloti Forel, 1891c PDF: 90, pl. 2, fig. 11 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, coll. Humblot; CASENT0101316; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Nylanderia (Nylanderia): Wheeler, 1922: 1038; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 219; in Nylanderia: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 127.
Raised to species: Emery, 1895g PDF: 337.


  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: 19 times found in savannah grassland, 6 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 3 times found in Shrubland, 3 times found in savannah woodland, 1 times found in Uapaca woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 14 times ex soil, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times under stone, 4 times pitfall trap, 2 times sifted litter, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead twig above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 3 times 9 maxi winks, 4 times PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 2 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 traps.

Elevations: collected from 140 - 1987 meters, 1101 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Prenolepis braueri humbloti: casent0101316, casent0101418, casent0101488, casent0101489, casent0101590, casent0101857, casent0101927; type of Prenolepis braueri r. humbloti: casent0104642

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