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Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in - leaf litter ~7cm deep, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in 1° rainforest, 1 times found in dry evergreen forest, 0 times found in virgin hill rainforest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 3 times Araucaria litter, 2 times Leaf mould, 2 times From forest floor under rotting breadfruit, 2 times Valley litter, 2 times litter, 1 times in rotten log, 1 times humus berlesate, 1 times extract of moss, 1 times Ex forest floor, 1 times Duff from forest floor, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 16 times Berlesate, 1 times hand collected, 1 times Berlese, 1 times Berlese funnel.
Elevations: collected from 22 - 1219 meters, 442 meters average