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Species: Prolasius nitidissimus   (André, 1896) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica nitidissima André, 1896d PDF: 255 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Melophorus: Forel, 1902j PDF: 483; in Prolasius: Wheeler, 1935c PDF: 71.
Senior synonym of Prolasius niger, Prolasius similis: Taylor, 1992a PDF: 65.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in wet schlero..

Elevations: collected from 1219 - 1723 meters, 1487 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Prolasius nitidissimus: casent0909821, casent0913755

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