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Species: Proceratium avium   Brown, 1974 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Proceratium avium Brown, 1974a PDF: 72, figs. 1, 2 (w.) [type-series modified from w.q.m. by Baroni Urbani & de Andrade, 2003a PDF: 75] MAURITIUS. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Proceratium avioide: Fisher, 2005 PDF: 661.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mauritius
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mauritius: Le Pouce. Endemic to Mauritius

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Proceratium avium   Fisher, B. L., 2005, A new species of Discothyrea Roger from Mauritius and a New species of Proceratium Roger from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56, pp. 657-667: 661-663, (download) 661-663 20971
Proceratium avium new species  Brown, W. L., 1974, A remarkable new island isolate in the ant genus Proceratium (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Psyche 81, pp. 70-83: 72-81, (download) 72-81 6746

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in closed vegetation, 5 times found in Native forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex rot pocket, Nuxia verticillata, 4 times on low vegetation, 1 times Nest rot. stick.

Elevations: collected from 750 - 800 meters, 752 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1969-03-30 and 2005-05-30

Type specimens: Holotype: mcztype32216; paratype: anic32-017661, casent0003315, casent0003316, casent0100673, casent0102214

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