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Species: Anochetus madagascarensis   Forel, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Anochetus africanus var. madagascarensis Forel, 1887 PDF: 382 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Tamatave Province, Ivondro, coll. Dr. Conrad Keller." Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland (MHNG). CASENT0101574. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/CASENT0101574 AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Fisher & Smith, 2008 PDF: 12 (q.m.)(Lectotype designation).
Raised to species and senior synonym of Anochetus friederichsi: Brown, 1978c}: 557.


Inner Seychelles: Mahé. Endemic to the Malagasy Subregion. Recorded from the Comoros (Grande Comore, Anjouan) and Madagascar.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 203 times found in rainforest, 81 times found in tropical dry forest, 51 times found in littoral rainforest, 22 times found in gallery forest, 20 times found in spiny forest, 11 times found in montane forest, 9 times found in littoral forest, 7 times found in Disturbed montane rainforest, 4 times found in coastal scrub, 9 times found in lowland forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 88 times malaise trap, 19 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 10 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 30 times Malaise, 8 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 5 times winkler trap, 7 times GC, 5 times 4 Malaise traps, 4 times pitfall trap, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, 7 times live, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1550 meters, 282 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Anochetus africanus friederichsi: casent0101651; Lectotype of Anochetus africanus madagascarensis: casent0101574; paralectotype of Anochetus africanus friederichsi: casent0101674, casent0101729, casent0101957

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