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Species: Nylanderia mixta   (Forel, 1897) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Prenolepis mixta Forel, 1897d PDF: 203, fig. 3 (w.m.) SEYCHELLES IS. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1912l PDF: 165 (m.).
Combination in Nylanderia (Nylanderia): Wheeler, 1922: 1039; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 219; in Nylanderia: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 127.


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

Distribution Notes:

Inner Seychelles: Mahé, Silhouette, Praslin. Endemic.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in forest, 5 times found in mixed forest, 5 times found in palm forest, 5 times found in native wet forest, 3 times found in mixed forest near road, 2 times found in non native forest, 2 times found in coastal scrub, 2 times found in glacis vegetation, 1 times found in moist rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 8 times ex rotten log, 6 times under rootmat, litter on rock, 2 times on low vegetation, 2 times under tree bark, live tree, 2 times under coconut, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times 4 orange ants from stomach contents of frog (Sooglossus Pipilodryas), 1 times under rootmat, 1 times under moss on live tree, 1 times ground forager(s), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times 1 maxi wink, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks.mixed samples.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 735 meters, 399 meters average

Type specimens:

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