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Species: Nylanderia mendica   (Menozzi, 1942) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Paratrechina (Nylanderia) mendica Menozzi, 1942a PDF: 179, fig. 3 (w.q.) EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Bioko I.). Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also given as new in Eidmann, 1944 PDF: 461.].
Combination in Nylanderia: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 127.
See also: LaPolla et al., 2011 PDF: 21.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing, 2 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 1 times under growth low canopy in forest, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times sifted litter, 1 times elephant path.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times sweep, 2 times EC32 sweeping, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 750 meters, 415 meters average

Type specimens:

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