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Species: Paraparatrechina albipes   (Emery, 1899) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Prenolepis albipes Emery, 1899d PDF: 497 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Prenolepis (Nylanderia): Emery, 1914f PDF: 422; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 218; in Paraparatrechina: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 128.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 109 times found in rainforest, 46 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing, 15 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in Disturbed forest fragment, 1 times found in Primary forest, selectively logged 60 years previously.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 3 times forest margin along road, 3 times elephant path, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times ex rotting tree stump, 1 times Road margins in forest, 1 times forest margin in large clearing, 1 times forest margin in clearing, 1 times forest margin along river, 1 times ex rotten log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 125 times EC32 sweeping, 11 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 8 times EC31 yellow pan trap, 7 times EC28 Malaise trap, 2 times Malaise trap, 2 times sweep, 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times Sweep net, 1 times Winkler, 4 x 2 litre samples.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 640 meters, 405 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Paraparatrechina albipes: casent0905663

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