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Species: Plagiolepis deweti   Forel, 1904 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Plagiolepis deweti Forel, 1904g PDF: 423 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Plagiolepis (Anacantholepis): Forel, 1914d PDF: 249.

Taxon Page Images:

© Philip Herbst; Stilbaai, Western Cape


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in grassland, 2 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in Fogging of Tree canopy. Southern Afrotemperate Forest ., 2 times found in fynbos, 1 times found in Fynbos - mesic montane fynbos on NE rocky slope, 1 times found in Grassland - n/slope, 1 times found in Acacia-Commiphora-Combretum bushveld, 1 times found in Large garden., 1 times found in Afromontane Forest, 1 times found in Leaflitter, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under stone, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall Trap, 2 times By Hand, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Sweep, 1 times Sweeping, 1 times Turning over rocks, 1 times Yellow Pan Trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1550 meters, 803 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1913-12-31 and 2016-11-30

Type specimens: syntype of Plagiolepis deweti: casent0909860

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