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Species: Pachycondyla cambouei   (Forel, 1891) 

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Current Valid Name:

Bothroponera cambouei

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Bothroponera cambouei Forel, 1891c PDF: 133, pl. 4, fig. 7 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Imerina, Antananarivo, col. Camboué." Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland (MHNG). CASENT0101770. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla (Bothroponera): Emery, 1901b PDF: 45; in Pachycondyla: Bolton, 1995b: 303; in Bothroponera: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014 PDF: 76. Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2013 PDF : 108 (Lectotype designation).


Reproductive biology: A colony (BLF27015) collected in Makirovana in 2012 contained a gamergate (mated egg laying worker) as the sole reproductive. 

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On 2013-03-01 19:55:02 brian fisher modified Biology

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