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Species: Pristomyrmex mandibularis   Mann, 1921 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pristomyrmex mandibularis Mann, 1921 PDF: 444 (w.) FIJI IS. Oceania. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wang, 2003 PDF: 505 (ergatoid q.); Sarnat & Economo, 2013 PDF: 55 (m.).
See also: Wang, 2003 PDF: 505; Sarnat & Economo, 2013 PDF: 54, figs. 23-36.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Fiji
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Oceania

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in primary rainforest, 15 times found in disturbed forest, 5 times found in disturbed rainforest, 4 times found in secondary forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in coastal forest, 2 times found in bryophyte forest, 1 times found in garden/forest edge, 1 times found in primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 45 times malaise trap, 29 times sifted litter, 5 times ex. soil, leaf itter, decaying wood, 1 times nesting in dry log, 2 times litter sifting, 1 times on vegetation, 1 times nesting in large wet log, 1 times leaf gleaning on vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 52 times M, 35 times L, 4 times H, 1 times 5m interval winks, 1 times winkler going down trail from peak of delaco, 1 times F.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1064 meters, 405 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Pristomyrmex mandibularis: casent0905848; syntypes: casent0233994



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