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Species: Romblonella palauensis   Smith, 1953 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Romblonella palauensis Smith, 1953f PDF: 164 (w.m.) PALAU IS. Oceania. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in nr. gravel mine � some polyrhachis in bedel, 1 times found in from tree, 1 times found in Pac. Sci. Bd., 1 times found in rock island veg, 1 times found in secondary forest, minimally disturbed, just uphill of road north from main dock, lots of limestone karst.Not any obvious technomyrmex or anoplolepis up on the ridge a lot of amphipods. Tetramorium sp, 1 times found in #1 incidental collections along ridge going north from beach, 1 times found in (this place had more T. albipes) E134�34.634'; only pheidole came to PB bait at last station; at second station, O. simillimus came; no anoplol, 30 times found in big hill; ~20min incidental collections � end @5, 1 times found in Davis-sifting close to dump; I guess technically it's 2� growth forest, but the trees are pretty big; Canopy ~10m+, pretty full cover.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 1 times near gravel mine x{2013} some polyrhachis in bedel, 1 times rock island veg, 1 times from tree, 1 times big hill, 1 times (this place had more T. albipes) E134�34.634'; only pheidole came to PB bait at last station; at second station, O. simillimus came; no anoplol, 1 times #1 incidental collections along ridge going north from beach.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator, 5 times hand collected|aspirator, 1 times hand collected, 1 times light trap, 6pm, 1 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter.

Type specimens: paratype: casent0178524



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