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Species: Meranoplus sylvarius   Boudinot & Fisher, 2013 

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

Meranoplus sylvarius Boudinot & Fisher, 2013 PDF: 333, figs. 10, 23, 28-29, 57–62, 66 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Fianarantsoa, Vevembe, 22°47.46’ S, 47°10.91’ E, 600 m, rainforest transition to montane forest, 23–24.iv.2006, BLF14131, coll. B.L. Fisher et al.; CASENT017529; CASC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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: 3 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten stick in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 9 Maxi winklers, 1 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected at 600 m

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0317539; paratype: casent0070611, casent0317527, casent0317528, casent0317536, casent0317538, casent0317540, casent0317541, casent0317542, casent0317543, casent0317544, casent0317547, casent0317548, casent0317549, casent0317550, casent0317551, casent0317552, casent0317553, casent0317554, casent0317555, casent0317556, casent0317557, casent0317558, casent0317559, casent0317566



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