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Species: Pachycondyla obscurans

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Formica obscurans Walker, 1859 PDF: 372 (q.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Ponera: Donisthorpe, 1932b PDF: 575; in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 308.


Mauritius. Known from the Australian and Nearctic Regions.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in dry closed forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times pitfall trap, 3-10, 3 times pitfall trap, 1-10, 3 times pitfall trap, 1-5, 2 times pitfall trap, 2-5, 2 times pitfall trap, 3-0, 2 times pitfall trap, 3-5, 2 times pitfall trap, 1-0, 2 times pitfall trap, 2-0, 2 times pitfall trap, 2-10, 0, 10 jam 1 hr, 13 times nw, bait, ...

Elevations: collected from 13 - 530 meters, 279 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Pachycondyla obscurans: casent0902498

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