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Species: Strumigenys (godeffroyi-group) godeffroyi   Mayr, 1866 

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Strumigenys godeffroyi butteli, Strumigenys godeffroyi geococci

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Strumigenys godeffroyi Mayr, 1866a PDF: 516 (w.) SAMOA. Oceania. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1887 PDF: 569 (q.); Imai, Brown, et al. 1984: 68 (k.).
Senior synonym of Strumigenys butteli, Strumigenys indica: Brown, 1949d}: 17; of Strumigenys geococci: Bolton, 2000: 791.
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 149.


Kauai, Oahu, Maui and Hawaii


A tramp species known from the Oriental and Australian Regions. In the Malagasy Subregion recorded from Mauritius.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Strumigenys godeffroyi   Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier - février 1892). 3 e Mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 239-258: 11, (download) 11 3767
Strumigenys godeffroyi n. sp.  Mayr, G., 1866, Myrmecologische Beitraege., Sitzungsberichte der Koenigliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe 53, pp. 484-517: 33-34, (download) 33-34 4365
Strumigenys godeffroyi   Lin, C. C. & Wu, W. J., 1996, Revision of the ant genus Strumigenys Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Taiwan., Chinese Journal of Entomology 16, pp. 137-152: 143-144, (download) 143-144 20244

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in primary rainforest, 16 times found in disturbed forest, 6 times found in secondary forest, 3 times found in secondary rainforest, 4 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in forest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in collected sifted bark from 2 standing, rotten trees, plus other incidentals. saw 2 skinks under bark, but not the same one as before.; placed 5 rat baits around area, within 30-45min, all had some an, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 9 times hand collection, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times Winkler, 3 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 2 times hand picked from sifted litter, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 5m interval winks, 1 times aspirating; PB bait, 1 times Beating vegetation, 1 times dead palm frond, 1 times in bamboo stump, ...

Elevations: collected from 60 - 760 meters, 280 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Strumigemys godefroyi indica: casent0909312; syntype of Strumigenys godeffroyi: casent0915692; syntype of Strumigenys godeffroyi butteli: casent0909311

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