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Species: Protalaridris armata   Brown, 1980 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Protalaridris armata Brown, 1980b: 37, figs. 1-8 (w.q.) ECUADOR. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ecuador: Pichincha Prov., 20-30 km. ENE Alluriquin on road to Chiriboga, 1400-1800 m., vi.1975, B-301, in mossy forest (S. & J. Peck). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 22 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Secondary type localities: paratypes with same data as holotype, paratypes Pichincha Prov., Tinalandia, 16 km. SE Santo Domingo de los Colorados, 680 m., B-300 (S. & J. Peck), 4 km. SE Santo Domingo de los Colorados, 500 m., B-342 (S. & J. Peck), 3 km. E Tandapi, 1300 m., B-303, litter in wet ravine (S. & J. Peck), Colombia: Depto. Chocó, Finca los Guaduales, 10 km. SW San José del Palmar, on the Rio Torito, ca 800 m., vi.1978, litter of Guadua bamboos (C. Kugler). Secondary type depository: MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in ridgetop montane forest, 1 times found in oak forest, 1 times found in moss forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times litter, 1 times ex sifted litter, 1 times ex litter u. broad leaved epiphyte.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times berlese, 1 times Davis sifter, 1 times Winkler, 1 times LL-1 0 9/20.

Elevations: collected from 840 - 2200 meters, 1670 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1959-03-14 00:00:00.0 and 2014-06-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Protalaridris armata: casent0900943

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