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Extant: 7 valid subspecies
top photo: Johan Pretorius, St Lucia
bottom photo: Ricky Taylor, St Lucia
|Oecophylla longinoda||Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 227-230, (download)||227-230||20597|
|Oecophylla longinoda||n. var.||Santschi, F., 1928, Descriptions de nouvelles fourmis Ethiopiennes. (Suite.), Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 16, pp. 191-213: 211-212, (download)||211-212||3630|
|Oecophylla longinoda||Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 226-227, (download)||226-227||20597|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in Rainforest, 11 times found in Secondary forest, 6 times found in Second. For., 4 times found in Cultives, 2 times found in Disturbed forest fragment, 4 times found in Gallery For., 3 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in mature palm forest, 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in coastal evergreen forest, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times on low vegetation, 4 times on tree, 1 times on low veg., 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times Foragers on forest floor, 2 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 1 times on Mango tree, 1 times Nest und.stone, 1 times ground strays, 1 times forest margin along river, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Hand, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 4 times Malaise trap, 1 times search, 2 times Pitfall trap, 2 times Sweep, 2 times Winkler, 1 times Winkler, 4 x 2 litre samples, 1 times Hand collected, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Sweep. Veg., ...
Elevations: collected from 5 - 900 meters, 336 meters average
Type specimens: syntype of Oecophylla brevinodis: casent0913754