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Species: Paraparatrechina ocellatula   LaPolla & Fisher, 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Paraparatrechina ocellatula LaPolla & Fisher, 2010 PDF: 22, figs. 14, 16, 17 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antananarivo, 3 km 41° NE Andranomay, 11.5 km 147° SSE Anjozorobe, 18°28’S, 47°58’E, 1300 m, 5–13.xii.2000, coll. Fisher et al., collection code BLF02378; CASENT0416898; CASC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in montane rainforest, 13 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 1 times found in transition humid forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 26 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex Asplenium sp. (Berlese).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 8 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times MW, 25 sifted litter, 1 times 10 maxi winks, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 Maxi winklers, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 Malaise, ...

Elevations: collected from 52 - 1680 meters, 789 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Paraparatrechina ocellatula: casent0416898; paratype of Paraparatrechina ocellatula: casent0416879, casent0416927



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