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Species: Nylanderia rosae   (Forel, 1902) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Prenolepis rosae Forel, 1902j PDF: 489 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 221; in Nylanderia: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 127.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 6 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 5 times found in Flat grassland, 3 times found in Chenopod shrubland on floodplain, 2 times found in xeric scrub, 1 times found in Dry woodland, 1 times found in grazed Eucalyptus dieback area, 1 times found in Mined 1974, 1 times found in open pasture, 1 times found in parkland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under rock, 3 times Nest under rock, 3 times under stone, 2 times random foragers, 2 times on dead kangaroo, 2 times Ground nest with small mound of loose dirt, 1 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times Random ground foragers, 1 times on custar apples attending P.citri, 1 times Nest under rotten log, 1 times nest in soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Pitfall, 2 times trap, 1 times bait plate station with honey, 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1500 meters, 756 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Nylanderia rosae: casent0911022



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