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Species: Prolasius advena   (Smith, 1862) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica advena Smith, 1862c PDF: 53 (w.q.) NEW ZEALAND. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1892c PDF: 332 (m.).
Combination in Prenolepis: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 362; in Lasius (Prolasius): Forel, 1892c PDF: 332; in Prolasius: Wheeler, 1935c PDF: 71.
Senior synonym of Prolasius zealandica: Brown, 1958h PDF: 43.
See also: McAreavey, 1947 PDF: 14.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in hardwood forest, 2 times found in mixed broadleaf (incl. Nothofagus fusca)-podocarp forest, 2 times found in mixed broadleaf (incl. Nothofagus spp.)-podocarp forest, 2 times found in mixed Nothofagus forest, 1 times found in Nothofagus/Kauri forest, 1 times found in broadleaf-podocarp forest on slope, 1 times found in edge of Nothofagus forest, 1 times found in Kauri forest, 1 times found in kiwifruit orchard 16.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times litter, 2 times old fungusy logs, 2 times logs, 2 times in rotting brown polypore on ground, 1 times under stone, 1 times old fungusy log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times pyrethrin fogging, 5 times Winkler, 1 times Intercept trap 1.

Elevations: collected from 35 - 1524 meters, 468 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Formica zealandica: casent0903228; syntype of Prolasius advenus: casent0903227



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