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Species: Pachycondyla cambouei

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Bothroponera cambouei Forel, 1891c PDF: 133, pl. 4, fig. 7 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla (Bothroponera): Emery, 1901b PDF: 45.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 249 times found in rainforest, 211 times found in montane rainforest, 10 times found in littoral rainforest, 16 times found in montane forest, 4 times found in transition humid forest, 5 times found in montane rainforest, marsh edge, 6 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 5 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 5 times found in mixed tropical forest, 4 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 31 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 38 times Malaise Trap, 17 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 6 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 8 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 3 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 13 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 5 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 12 times pitfall trap, 3 times MW, 25 sifted litter, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1727 meters, 848 meters average

Type specimens: lectotype: casent0101770; paralectotype: casent0101028, casent0101029, casent0101402, casent0101404; syntype: casent0170114

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