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Species: Metapone madagascarica   Gregg, 1958 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Metapone madagascarica Gregg, 1958 PDF: 111, fig. 1 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Toliara, 14 km East (23Ë? 20â??S, 43Ë?48â??E) of Tulear, along Fiheranana River, in large dead stump, 7.VI.1935, coll. H. Kirby." Australian National Insect Collection, Canberra, Australia (ANIC). CASENT0172254. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0172254 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Alpert, 2007: 11 (m., ergatoid m.).

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Metapone madagascarica sp. nov.  Gregg, R. E., 1958, Two new species of Metapone from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 60, pp. 111-121: 120, (download) 120 6291
Metapone madagascarica sp. nov.  Gregg, R. E., 1958, Two new species of Metapone from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 60, pp. 111-121: 111-115, (download) 111-115 6291
Metapone madagascarica   Alpert, G. D., 2007, A review of the ant genus Metapone Forel from Madagascar., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 8-18: 11, (download) 11 21271 GoogleMaps

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 1 times found in gallery forest, 2 times found in spiny forest, 1 times found in tropical forest, 1 times found in Foret sclerophylle, 1 times found in Galery forest, 0 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times In stump, 3 times Malaise, 2 times Malaise trap, 0 times in log

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1025 meters, 167 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: fmnhins0000105978; paratype: casent0172254; Paratype: fmnhins0000105979, fmnhins0000105980, fmnhins0000105981

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