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Species: Malagidris alperti   Bolton & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Malagidris alperti Bolton & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 19, figs. 10-12, 126 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antsiranana, 5 km SW Antalaha, 14°56’17’’S, 50°15’42’’E, 50 m, Secondary forest, foraging on ground, 27.ii.1991. 4470w. Aphaenogaster sp. 1, det. Alpert, 1994. DNA, coll. G.D. Alpert; CASENT0170928; CASC AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in littoral forest, 10 times found in Secondary Forest, 3 times found in disturbed rainforest, 2 times found in Lowland Secondary Forest, 1 times found in lowland, secondary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 26 times foraging on ground, 2 times ex soil, 1 times ex rotten log.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 56 meters, 27 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-02-10 and 2013-06-05

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0170928; paratype: casent0170927, casent0170929, casent0170958, casent0195174, casent0195178, casent0195510, casent0195511; paratype of Malagidris alperti: casent0195508, casent0195509



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