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Species: Vitsika suspicax   Bolton & Fisher, 2014 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Vitsika suspicax Bolton & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 91, figs. 114-116, 160 (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, sifted litter, montane rainforest, 21–23.xi.2003, coll. Fisher et al., collection code BLF09242; CASENT0040798; 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 rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex Melastomataceae (petiole), 1 times sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times yellow pan trap, 1 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 26 sample transect, 5m, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 725 - 1625 meters, 1366 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1994-11-05 and 2012-01-16

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0040798; paratype: casent0040783, casent0040785, casent0040788, casent0040794, casent0040796



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