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Species: Prionopelta seychelles   Overson & Fisher, 2015 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Prionopelta seychelles Overson & Fisher, 2015 PDF: 132, figs. 3C, 8 (w) SEYCHELLES. AntCat AntWiki

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Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Malagasy Region: Seychelles

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in forest, 4 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in mixed forest near glacis, 7 times found in littoral forest, 4 times found in non native forest, 2 times found in palm forest, 1 times found in coastal scrub, 1 times found in park/garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 9 times under rootmat, litter on rock, 4 times ex soil, 1 times leaf litter, 2 times ex rotten stick on ground, 2 times ex rotten log, 3 times Phaenophorium litter, 1 times ex seed on ground, 1 times ex litter, 1 times Casaurina litter, 1 times under stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks.mixed samples, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times Pitfall 1.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 660 meters, 343 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Prionopelta seychelles: casent0161311; paratype of Prionopelta seychelles: casent0161310, casent0161312, casent0161313, casent0161314, casent0161315, casent0161316, casent0161317, casent0161319



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