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Species: Vitsika producta   (Bolton & Fisher, 2014) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmisaraka producta Bolton & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 37, figs. 33-35, 133 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toamasina, Ile St. Marie, 22.8 km 44° Ambodifotatra, -16.82433, 49.96417, 20 m, littoral rainforest, 22.xi.2005, coll. Fisher et al., collection code BLF 12906; CASENT0344920; CASC. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Vitsika: Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 448.

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: 14 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex dead twig above ground, 3 times ex rotten log, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Malaise trap, 3 times beating low vegetation, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times hand collecting; transect 1b.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 775 meters, 301 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0344920; paratype: casent0344921, casent0344922, casent0344923, casent0344924, casent0344925, casent0344926, casent0344927



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