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Species: Nylanderia madagascarensis   (Forel, 1886) 

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See Also:

Nylanderia madagascarensis ellisi, Nylanderia madagascarensis ellisii, Nylanderia madagascarensis rufescens, Nylanderia madagascarensis sechellensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

3 subspecies

Prenolepis vividula var. madagascarensis Forel, 1886h PDF: 212 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Antsiranana, Nosy Be, coll. C. Keller." Museum d’Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, Switzerland (MHNG). CASENT0101320. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1892o: 238 (q.m.).
Combination in Nylanderia (Nylanderia): Emery, 1914f: 422; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 219; in Nylanderia: LaPolla, Brady & Shattuck, 2010A PDF: 127.
Raised to species: Forel, 1892o: 238; Wheeler, 1922: 1038.


Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 121 times found in urban/garden, 33 times found in rainforest, 19 times found in urban garden, 3 times found in dry forest, 12 times found in montane rainforest, 7 times found in Uapaca woodland, 9 times found in disturbed montane rainforest, 5 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in degraded forest, 5 times found in coastal scrub, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 12 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap 4, 1 times 10 Maxiwinks, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 2 times yellow pan trap, 25 YP, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 Malaise, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times 1 Malaise traps

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1580 meters, 630 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Prenolepis vividula madagascarensis: casent0101318, casent0101319, casent0101320, casent0101776; type of Prenolepis ellisii subsp. madagascariensis var. rufescens: casent0104643

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