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Species: Vollenhovia emeryi   Wheeler, 1906 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Vollenhovia emeryi Wheeler, 1906h PDF: 312, pl. 41, figs. 10, 11 (w.q.) JAPAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 112 (m.); Imai, 1966b PDF: 119 (k.).
Senior synonym of Vollenhovia chosenica: Radchenko, 2005B PDF: 154.
see also Wetterer et al., 2015 PDF: 105 (global distribution).


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists) Species is native to: Palearctic bioregion (based on species list records).

Nearctic Region: United States
Palearctic Region: China, Japan

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1912, H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Formicidae (Hym.)., Entomologische Mitteilungen 1, pp. 45-81

Vollenhovia Emeryi WheelerHNS

[[worker]]. Darunter ein kleines, 2,3 mm anges ergatomorphes [[queen]] (kleines, aber doch [[queen]] aehnliches Mesonotum).


Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in rain forest, 8 times found in Rubber plantation, 10 times found in limestone rain forest, 8 times found in Young rain forest, 4 times found in 2nd Generation Rubber plantation, 1 times found in mixed warm temperate forest, fungi on mossy logs, 1 times found in creek valley, mature mixed deciduous forest, 2 times found in Dense rain forest, 1 times found in Port of entry, 2 times found in Botanical garden rubber plantation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nesting b/w soil and dry rotting log, 5 times ex walnut, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times on Pinus, 1 times creek valley, rotten hickory log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 20 times m2 Winkler sifting, 5 times Random coll. Winkler sifting,, 1 times Berlese, 1 times m2 Winkler sifting,, 1 times site 3, Gy-01, 1 times site 3, M-02, 1 times site 3, SW-02, 1 times site 3, W-04, 1 times site 8, LW-01, 1 times Hand collection, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 840 meters, 634 meters average

Type specimens:

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