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Species: Petalomyrmex phylax   Snelling, 1979 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Petalomyrmex phylax Snelling, 1979b PDF: 5, figs. 1-7 (w.q.m.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: McKey, 1984 PDF: 81.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times within domatia of the plant Leonardoxa africana africana, 2 times ex Leonardoxa africana, 1 times ex Leonardoxa.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 80 meters, 74 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0104918, casent0178507, casent0178508, casent0178509; Paratype: lacment142724

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