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Species: Royidris shuckardi   (Forel, 1895) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Monomorium shuckardi Forel, 1895d PDF: 251 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Moramanga, coll. Sikora; CASENT0010761; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 30 times found in savanna, 3 times found in Shrubland, 2 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 1 times found in Bismarckia woodland, 1 times found in savannah woodland, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on ground, 1 times mound nest, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 28 times pitfall trap, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 1 times at light, 2 times flight intercept trap, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 1160 meters, 779 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0010761



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