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Species: Adetomyrma goblin   Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Adetomyrma goblin Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 22, figs. 10, 17, 36, 45, 54, 62, 71, 77, 78, 83, 86, 88, 90, 93, 94 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Fianarantsoa, Forêt de Vevembe, 66.6 km 293° Farafangana, 22° 47.46´ S, 47° 10.91´ E, 600 m, rainforest, transition to montane forest, ex rotten log, soil, 24.iv.2006, coll. B.L. Fisher et al." California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, USA (CASC). CASENT0227981. AntCat AntWiki


Afrotropical Region: Africa, Eastern Africa
Malagasy Region: Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 4 times found in montane rainforest, 11 times found in open secondary vegetation, 1 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 4 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 2 times found in low degraded dry forest, 2 times found in along forested limestone ridge, 4 times found in deciduous spiny forest, 1 times found in roadside, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 14 times ex soil, 1 times ex rotten log, soil, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times under stone, 2 times sifted litter, 1 times ex rot pocket above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 29 times Malaise trap, 6 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 7 times Malaise, 2 times 20cm, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 traps, 2 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times 9 Maxi winklers, 1 times two Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1550 meters, 554 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0227981; paratype: casent0071148, casent0191378, casent0227982, casent0227983, casent0227984, casent0227985, casent0227986, casent0227988, casent0227989

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