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Species: Aphaenogaster swammerdami   Forel, 1886 

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See Also:

Aphaenogaster swammerdami clara, Aphaenogaster swammerdami curta, Aphaenogaster swammerdami spinipes

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

3 subspecies

Aphaenogaster (Ischnomyrmex) swammerdami Forel, 1886c PDF: cvi (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Pays Bara, Ihosy, coll. Grandidier." Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland (MHNG). CASENT0101074. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0101074 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Stenamma (Ischnomyrmex): Forel, 1907h PDF: 14.
in Aphaenogaster (Deromyrma): Forel, 1913b PDF: 350.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

15 Aphaenogaster swammerdamiHNS Forel

â?¿, l'île de Nossi-bé près de Madagascar, Dr. Keller

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 102 times found in tropical dry forest, 40 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 32 times found in urban/garden, 26 times found in gallery forest, 12 times found in spiny bush, 22 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 18 times found in Uapaca woodland, 15 times found in grassland, 22 times found in transition forest, 17 times found in spiny forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 88 times Malaise trap, 29 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 24 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 37 times Malaise, 8 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 12 times at light, 4 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 8 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1736 meters, 355 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aphaenogaster swammerdami: casent0101074

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