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Species: Odontomachus coquereli   Roger, 1861 

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Odontomachus coquereli minor

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Odontomachus coquereli Roger, 1861a: 30 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, coll. Coquerel." Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany (ZMHB). CASENT0104549. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0104549 AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Fisher & Smith, 2008 PDF: 14 (q.m.) (Lectotype designation).
Combination in Champsomyrmex: Emery, 1892f PDF: 558.
Senior synonym of Odontomachus minor: Brown, 1976a}: 103.
See also: Forel, 1891c PDF: 105; Brown, 1976a}: 143.

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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.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-03-25 23:52:08 Christian Peeters modified Images
On 2013-03-25 23:51:41 Christian Peeters modified Images
On 2013-03-25 23:43:13 Christian Peeters modified Biology

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Forel,A., 1907:
Fundnotiz: Alaotra-See (Madagaskar).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 124 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

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 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 Malaise trap, 01 Malaise trap, 2 times Malaise trap, 4 traps, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, ...

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1325 meters, 705 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Odontomachus coquereli: casent0104549; Lectotype of Odontomachus coquereli minor: casent0102021

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