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Species: Polyrhachis latispina   Emery, 1925 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Polyrhachis latispina Emery, 1925d PDF: 206. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Polyrhachis atalanta Wheeler, 1922: 263.
[Junior primary homonym of Polyrhachis atalanta Emery, 1898b: 243.].
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis iperpunctata: Bolton, 1973b PDF: 309.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Notes:

Caste of types: (q); replacement name for P. atalanta Emery 1898b;

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in rainforest canopy, 1 times found in 2nd growth veg., 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in tropical wet forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in dead stem, 1 times hollow dead stem, 1 times ex dead twig, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times in hollow stick on path thru forest-2 kinds in stick, 1 times ex Malaise trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times Malaise, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times Fogging ex Teclea nobilis.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1600 meters, 785 meters average

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