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Species: Strumigenys maxillaris   Baroni Urbani, 2007 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Strumigenys maxillaris Baroni Urbani, 2007 PDF: 123. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Strumigenys mandibularis (Szabó, 1909). [Junior secondary homonym of Strumigenys mandibularis Smith, 1860.].
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Juan de Nova Island, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Malagasy
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical bioregion

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 47 times found in tropical dry forest, 12 times found in rainforest, 13 times found in primary forest, 7 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in closed riparian forest, 11 times found in gallery forest, 3 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 1 times found in riparian forest, 5 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 73 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 17 times sifted litter, 7 times leaf litter, 3 times leaf litter extraction, 2 times pitfall trap, 2 times Mantella viridis, stomach contents, 1 times under coconut, 1 times litter, 1 times ex soil, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times sour grassland, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 41 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 6 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 9 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 9 times winkler, 12 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 6 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 6 times Pitfall trap, 1 times 9 Maxi winklers, 7 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1736 meters, 332 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-07-07 and 2016-03-24

Type specimens: syntype of Epitritus mandibularis: casent0922238; syntype of Epitritus mandibularis: casent0909343, casent0912848

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