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Species: Discothyrea oculata   Emery, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Discothyrea oculata Emery, 1901b PDF: 52 (w.q.m.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Hita Garcia et al., 2019 10.1093/isd/ixz015 PDF: 24). Type-locality: lectotype Cameroon: (no further data), 1895 (L. Conradt). Type-depository: MSNG. Type-specimen: lectotype CASENT0903856. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 5 paralectotype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depositories and specimens: MHNG: CASENT0247011, CASENT0247012; NHMB: CASENT0915307, CASENT0915307; NHMW: CASENT0915934. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Hita Garcia et al., 2019 10.1093/isd/ixz015 PDF: 24.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in dry forest, 5 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in near primary forest, 1 times found in Brachystega forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times leaf litter, 1 times Under young cocoa, 1 times under bark, 1 times Litter, 1 times in rotten twig, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground, 1 times Canopy cover 80%.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times Winkler, 1 times Canopy fogging, 1 times hand collected, 1 times hand collection, 1 times transect 1, 100m, pitfall trap, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 950 meters, 254 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-12-31 and 2019-11-11

Type specimens: Lectotype of Discothyrea oculata: casent0903856; Paralectotype of Discothyrea oculata: casent0915307, casent0915934; syntype of Discothyrea oculata sculptior: casent0915308

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