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Species: Oecophylla longinoda   (Latreille, 1802) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Oecophylla longinoda annectens, Oecophylla longinoda brevinodis, Oecophylla longinoda claridens, Oecophylla longinoda fusca, Oecophylla longinoda rubriceps, Oecophylla longinoda rufescens, Oecophylla longinoda taeniata, Oecophylla longinoda textor

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Oecophylla longinoda   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 227-230, (download) 227-230 20597
Oecophylla longinoda n. var.  Santschi, F., 1928, Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis Ethiopiennes. (Suite.), Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 16, pp. 191-213: 211-212, (download) 211-212 3630
Oecophylla longinoda   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 226-227, (download) 226-227 20597

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in mature palm forest, 1 times found in coastal evergreen forest, 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in rainforest canopy, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times on low vegetation, 3 times Unknown, 1 times on low veg., 2 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground strays, 1 times forest margin along river.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 3 times Manual, 1 times search, 2 times Sweep, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times Fog 14-HG, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 900 meters, 402 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Oecophylla brevinodis: casent0913754



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