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Species: Simopone merita   Bolton & Fisher, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Simopone merita Bolton & Fisher, 2012 PDF: 57, figs. 58-60 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: 9.2 km. WSW Befingotra, Res. Anjanaharibe-Sud, 14°45’S, 49°28’E, 1280 m., 13-12 (sic).xi.1994, BLF1155-4, Malaise trap, montane rainforest (B.L. Fisher). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0004543. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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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: 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 680 - 1280 meters, 880 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1994-11-03 and 2018-02-11

Type specimens: Holotype of Simopone merita: casent0004543



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