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Species: Cataulacus ebrardi   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cataulacus ebrardi Forel, 1886c PDF: cv (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toliara, Morondava, coll. M. Grevé; CASENT0101245; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1910a PDF: 20 (q.).
See also: Bolton, 1974a PDF: 41.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataulacus ebrardi   Emery, C., 1895, Mission scientifique de M. Ch. Alluaud dans le territoire de Diego-Suarez (Madagascar-Nord). (Avril-août 1893)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 39, pp. 336-345: 343, (download) 343 3786
Cataulacus ebrardi n. sp.  Forel, A., 1886, Diagnosies provisoires de quelques espèces nouvelles de fourmis de Madagascar, récoltées par M. Grandidier., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique, Comptes-rendus des Seances 30, pp. 101-106: 105-106, (download) 105-106 3920
Cataulacus ebrardi   Forel, A., 1910, Glanures myrmecologiques., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 6-32: 15, (download) 15 4022
Cataulacus ebrardi   Forel, A., 1891, Histoire naturelle des Hymenopteres. Deuxieme partie: Les Formicides., Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique de Madagascar., Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, pp. 1-231: 145-146, (download) 145-146 6734

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 59 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 74 times found in tropical dry forest, 41 times found in rainforest, 29 times found in gallery forest, 24 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 23 times found in littoral rainforest, 17 times found in spiny bush, 7 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 13 times found in open secondary vegetation, 9 times found in urban/garden, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 120 times ex dead twig above ground, 106 times on low vegetation, 15 times ex dead branch above ground, 6 times ex live stem, 9 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 11 times ground forager(s), 5 times ex rotten log, 1 times under rootmat, litter on rock, 2 times on tree trunk, 2 times under stone, 3 times foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 44 times Malaise trap, 32 times Malaise, 31 times beating low vegetation, 25 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 11 times GC, 5 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 5 times EH19 Malaise trap, 2 times Malaise trap, 5 traps, 2 times hand netted, 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times ER28 Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1550 meters, 265 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataulacus ebrardi: casent0101245, casent0101246, casent0101559, casent0101583

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