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Species: Nylanderia comorensis   (Forel, 1907) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Prenolepis comorensis Forel, 1907i: 87 (w.) COMORO IS. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Nylanderia (Nylanderia): Emery, 1914f: 422; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 219; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010A PDF: 127.

Distribution:


Malagasy Region: Comoros, Mayotte

Distribution Notes:

Distribution: Anjouan: Dzianlandsi.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 35 times found in rainforest, 11 times found in Disturbed montane rainforest, 11 times found in montane forest, 2 times found in dry forest, 4 times found in Disturbed montane forest, 6 times found in montane rainforest, 5 times found in coastal scrub, 1 times found in coastal roadside, 1 times found in bananas plantation, 1 times found in secondary rainforest along roadside, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 38 times ex rotten log, 11 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 8 times on low vegetation, 5 times ground forager(s), 4 times under stone, 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ex ground nest, 1 times under tree bark, live tree, 1 times under moss, litter on rock, 1 times under moss, above ground, 1 times under log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap 4, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times ex root mat, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 traps.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1225 meters, 564 meters average

Type specimens: type of Prenolepis comorensis: focol2726, focol2727



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