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Species: Simopone dignita   Bolton & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Simopone dignita Bolton & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 45, figs. 37-39 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Prov. Mahajanga, PN Namoroka, 17.8 km. 329° WNW Vilanandro, 100 m., 16°22.6’S, 45°16.6’E, 8-12.xi.2002, BLF06561, ex dead branch above ground, tropical dry forest (B.L. Fisher et al.). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0009816. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 9 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-specimens: CASENT0489939, CASENT0489940, CASENT0489941. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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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: 6 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times foraging on ground, 1 times ex dead twig above ground.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 550 meters, 145 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-12-20 and 2007-06-07

Type specimens: Holotype of Simopone dignita: casent0009816; paratype of Simopone dignita: casent0489939, casent0489940, casent0489941, casent0872064

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