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Species: Aphaenogaster dromedaria   (Emery, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ischnomyrmex dromedarius Emery, 1900b PDF: 322, pl. 8, figs. 23, 24 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Aphaenogaster: Viehmeyer, 1914d PDF: 601.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in Lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground strays, 0 times Stray foragers, nest hole at base of tree times Nest, 1 times Nest in soil, 1 times nest hole in ground, 1 times In soil under wood, 1 times Foragers, nest in soil, 1 times Foragers, 1 times common nest in soil, 1 times common nest hole in ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1828 meters, 570 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1896-12-31 and 1984-08-29

Type specimens: Holotype of Aphaenogaster dromedarius nigra: casent0900422; syntype of Aphaenogaster dromedaria: casent0904190; syntype of Ischnomyrmex dromedarius fusca: casent0904191

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