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Species: Paraparatrechina glabra   (Forel, 1891) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Prenolepis glabra Forel, 1891c PDF: 92 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar; CASENT0101844; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Paraparatrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1914f PDF: 422; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 219; in Paraparatrechina: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 128.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 212 times found in rainforest, 91 times found in montane rainforest, 20 times found in littoral rainforest, 9 times found in montane forest, 5 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 3 times found in montane shrubland, 8 times found in disturbed dry forest, 5 times found in littoral forest, 3 times found in littoral forest on sandy soil, 3 times found in littoral rainforest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 72 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 114 times ex rotten log, 41 times ex dead twig above ground, 24 times sifted litter, 6 times on low vegetation, 6 times ex dead branch above ground, 6 times under moss, above ground, 4 times ex soil, 2 times under tree bark, live tree, 3 times ex rotten stick on ground, 3 times ex root mat, ground layer, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 21 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times 8 maxi winks, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 19 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 14 times Malaise trap, 1 times 7 maxi winks, 7 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 10 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 10 times Malaise, 9 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 1620 meters, 616 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Paratrechina glabra: casent0101565, casent0101686, casent0101844

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