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Species: Pristomyrmex levigatus   Emery, 1897 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Pristomyrmex levigatus Emery, 1897c PDF: 583, pl. 15, fig. 24 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wang, 2003 PDF: 501 (q.m.).
Senior synonym of Pristomyrmex mendanai: Wang, 2003 PDF: 499.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Cemetery, 1 times found in Dry evgr. forest, 1 times found in moss forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex small fragment rtn. wood, 1 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 911 meters, 352 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Pristomyrmex levigatus: casent0904697; paralectotype of Pristomyrmex levigatus: casent0916663

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