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Species: Paraparatrechina myops   LaPolla & Fisher, 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Paraparatrechina myops LaPolla & Fisher, 2010 PDF: 21, figs. 13, 16, 17 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antsiranana, PN Marojejy, 26.6 km 31° NNE Andapa, 14°26.2’ S, 49°44.6’E, 1325 m, 18–21.xi.2003, coll. Fisher et al. collection code BLF09080; CASENT0042527; CASC. AntCat AntWiki HOL


  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: 13 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in open secondary vegetation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex rotten log, 3 times under moss on live tree, 2 times ex root mat, 1 times under bark on tree stump, 1 times Pools, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten tree stump.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times Malaise trap, 2 Malaise trap, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 1 times at light, 6 Ground intercept Light Trap.

Elevations: collected from 19 - 1350 meters, 883 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Paraparatrechina myops: casent0042527; paratype: casent0042581; paratype of Paraparatrechina myops: casent0042531, casent0042532, casent0042537

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