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Species: Paraparatrechina umbranatis   LaPolla & Cheng, 2010 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Paraparatrechina umbranatis LaPolla & Cheng, 2010 PDF: 15, figs. 9,16,17 (w.) GABON. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 5 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in primary forest habitat, 1 times found in coastal lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted leaf litter, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex soil, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times nest in dead wood, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times Kakamega 2007 survey, leaf litter, 1 times forest margin along road, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Winkler sifter, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times search, 2 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler extraction, 1 times winkler extraction, Transect 6 0m.

Elevations: collected from 35 - 1650 meters, 1237 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-10-13 and 2016-03-19

Type specimens: Holotype of Paraparatrechina umbranatis: casent0178764; paratype of Paraparatrechina umbranatis: casent0178765, casent0192284, casent0317049, casent0317050

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