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Species: Syllophopsis fisheri   (Heterick, 2006) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Monomorium fisheri Heterick, 2006 PDF: 165, figs. 12, 30, 31, 78, 79 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toliara, PN Andohahela, Manantalinjo, 3.8 km 113 ESE Mahamavo, Col de Sedro, 24°46'S, 46°45'E, 900 m, montane rainforest, ex rotten log, 21-25.I.2002, coll. Fisher et al., collection code BLF05087; CASENT0430841; CASC. 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: 90 times found in montane rainforest, 16 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 9 times found in spiny forest/dry forest transition, 4 times found in montane forest, 3 times found in Uapaca woodland, 1 times found in montane rainforest edge, 1 times found in montane shrubland, 1 times found in dense humid forest, 1 times found in Mossy Forest, upper limit of montane forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 41 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 31 times ex rotten log, 10 times sifted litter, 9 times under stone, 3 times ex root mat, ground layer, 3 times ex rotten tree stump, 3 times ex root mat, 2 times ex dead bamboo above ground, 2 times under tree bark, live tree, 2 times ground nest, 2 times canopy moss and leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 17 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 5 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 4 times Malaise trap, 4 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 4 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 4 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times pitfall trap, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, ...

Elevations: collected from 140 - 2000 meters, 1183 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0430841; paratype: casent0455877, casent0455879, casent0455880

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