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Genus: Paraparatrechina   Donisthorpe, 1947 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 37 valid species, 5 valid subspecies

Paraparatrechina Donisthorpe, 1947e PDF: 192 [as subgenus of Paratrechina]. Type-species: Paratrechina pallida, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Paraparatrechina as junior synonym of Paratrechina: Brown, 1973b PDF: 183 [provisional]; Trager, 1984b PDF: 58.
Paraparatrechina revived from synonymy, status as genus: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 128.
Genus Paraparatrechina references
For references prior to 2010 see under Paratrechina.
LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 128 (diagnosis, status); LaPolla et al., 2010 PDF: 3 (Afrotropical and Malagasy species revision, key); LaPolla & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 141 (Afrotropical and Malagasy species key; weissi species-group revision); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 167 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:

Paraparatrechina. Kibale forest, Uganda.
Image © Alex Wild.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Oceania, Palearctic bioregions (based on species list records).

Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Australasia Region: Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Indomalaya Region: Borneo, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Krakatau Islands, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Seychelles
Oceania Region: Fiji, Micronesia, Palau, Samoa
Palearctic Region: Japan

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