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Species: Vitsika manifesta   Bolton & Fisher, 2014 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Vitsika manifesta Bolton & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 84, figs. 102-104, 156 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antsiranana, PN Marojejy, 25.7 km. 32° NNE Andapa, 14°26.7’S, 49°44.5’E, 1575 m., montane rainforest, sifted litter, 21–23.xi.2003, coll. Fisher et al., collection code BLF09242; CASENT0040789; CASC AntCat AntWiki
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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: 9 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in montane shrubland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times under moss, above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times yellow pan trap.

Elevations: collected from 1565 - 2000 meters, 1683 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1994-11-16 and 2003-11-23

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0040789; paratype: casent0040784, casent0040791, casent0040792, casent0040793, casent0040795, casent0040797



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