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Species: Mystrium mirror   Yoshimura & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Mystrium mirror Yoshimura & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 80, figs. 5C, 8D, 20A,C,E, 24B, 25A,C, 26A,C, 27B,D, 37E, 38E, 39E, 40E, 41E, 50C, 51C, 52C, 53C, 54C, 55C, 56C (w.eq.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Toliara, Parc Nat. de Kirindy Mite, 16.3 km. 127° SE Belo sur Mer, -20.79528°, 44.147°, 80 m., 6-10.xii.2001, BLF04760, (Fisher-Griswold Arthropod Team). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0429897. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 5 paratype workers, 3 paratype ergatoid queens, 4 paratype males. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: BMNH, CASC, MCZC, MHNG, NHMB. Paratype-specimens: CASENT0429893, CASENT0429895, CASENT0429898, CASENT0429899, CASENT0318935 to CASENT0318942. AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 81 times found in tropical dry forest, 9 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 10 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 3 times found in gallery forest, 3 times found in spiny forest/dry forest transition, 2 times found in Uapaca woodland, 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 39 times ex rotten log, 22 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 18 times under stone, 10 times under rotten log, 3 times ground nest, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ex rotting tree stump, 1 times under tree bark, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times ex live stem.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 17 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 8 times Malaise trap, 2 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times at light, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 traps.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 990 meters, 154 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-01-05 and 2009-10-28

Type specimens: Holotype of Mystrium mirror: casent0429897; paratype of Mystrium mirror: casent0318935, casent0318936, casent0318937, casent0318938, casent0318939, casent0318940, casent0318941, casent0318942, casent0429893, casent0429895, casent0429898, casent0429899

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