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|Pristomyrmex orbiceps||Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295: 286, (download)||286||3603|
|Pristomyrmex orbiceps||Santschi, F., 1924, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides africains et notes diverses. - II., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 12, pp. 195-224: 216, (download)||216||3607|
|Pristomyrmex orbiceps||Bolton, B., 1981, A revision of six minor genera of Myrmicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region., Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Entomology 43, pp. 245-307: 286-287, (download)||286-287||6438|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in mature swamp forest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, seasonally flooded riparian, 1 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in sous bambous et bois mort, 1 times found in swamp forest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 19 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times ex rotten log, 2 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times ex live stem, 1 times elephant path.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 17 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Winkler, 1 times PF 1,3, 1 times search, 1 times sweep, 1 times Tamisage.
Elevations: collected from 10 - 750 meters, 393 meters average
Collect Date Range: collected between 1980-10-06 and 2012-08-17
Type specimens: syntype of Pristomyrmex orbiceps: casent0913031
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