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Colonies (N=29) consisted of 19±11 workers and one ergatoid (permanently wingless) queen (Molet et al. 2007). All other species in the genus have winged queens.
|Odontomachus coquereli||Fisher, B. L. & Smith, M. A., 2008, A revision of Malagasy species of Anochetus Mayr and Odontomachus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., PLoS ONE 3, pp. 1-23: 14-15, (download)||14-15||21401||GoogleMaps|
|Odontomachus coquereli||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: 105-106, (download)||105-106||6734|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 142 times found in rainforest, 31 times found in montane rainforest, 21 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 2 times found in transition humid forest, 1 times found in sandy forest, 2 times found in primary rainforest, 1 times found in montane forest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in on low vegetation, 1 times found in on trail or leaves.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 80 times ex rotten log, 28 times ground forager(s), 10 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times ex rotting tree stump, 5 times under stone, 4 times ground nest, 3 times ex rotten branch on ground, 3 times ex root mat, ground layer, 5 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times under rotten log, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times malaise trap, 20 times Malaise, 5 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 3 times beating low vegetation, 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times 8 maxi winks, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap, 01 Malaise trap, ...
Elevations: collected from 12 - 1343 meters, 705 meters average