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Species: Paraparatrechina brunnella   LaPolla, Cheng & Fisher, 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Paraparatrechina brunnella LaPolla, Cheng & Fisher, 2010 PDF: 7, figs. 3,16,17 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in moist evergreen forest, 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 2 times found in station clearing, forest edge, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 12 times ex rotten log, 7 times sifted litter, 2 times sifted leaf litter, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times forest margin along road, 1 times ex soil, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler sifter, 5 times 10 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times 10 Maxi Winkler,, mixed samples, 1 times 14 Maxi Winkler, mixed sample, 1 times YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1552 meters, 1423 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Paraparatrechina brunnella: casent0178757

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