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Field Guide of Species in Mauritius Ants

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Species: Anoplolepis gracilipes

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 67 times found in dry forest, 46 times found in coastal forest, 35 times found in mangrove, 8 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in sugar cane field, 12 times found in Secondary forest, 10 times found in Disturbed forest, 3 times found in port of entry/city, 6 times found in degraded dry forest, 4 times found in palm forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 17 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times sweeping, 11 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 6 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 10 times aspirating; PB bait, 2 times hand collection, bait, recruiting to, 8 times aspirating, 3 times hand collection, 6 times aspirated, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1220 meters, 145 meters average

Species: Brachymyrmex cordemoyi

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in rainforest, 28 times found in coastal scrub, 26 times found in urban garden, 23 times found in urban/garden, 4 times found in closed forest, 10 times found in secondary thicket and diverse vegetation, 9 times found in Disturbed montane rainforest, 5 times found in closed vegetation, 8 times found in exterior house, 8 times found in forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 10 times beating low vegetation, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 2 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 2 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times Malaise trap, 1-5 times weeded, pitfall trap, 1 times 6 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times bait, 2, -5 tuna, 1 times Pitfall trap, 2 times bait, 4, -5 jam, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1675 meters, 343 meters average

Species: Brachymyrmex mu01

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in closed forest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in urban garden, 1 times found in coastal scrub

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times 2 Maxi Winks, 2 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times w, SBa 6, 2 times u, SBa 2, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times weeded, SBa 324, 1 times NRa 720, 1 times SBa 653, 18 times non-weed, NRa 318, 13, 24 times w, SBa 138, 10, 13 times weeded, SBa 325, 15, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 750 meters, 419 meters average

Species: Camponotus aurosus

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in disturbed rainforest, 1 times found in Low 1/2 wet, protected area

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 04 M013, 1 times DS, NRa BB6, 1 times DS, SBa 1125, 1 times nr. summit, 04 M0L3

Elevations: collected from 361 - 750 meters, 676 meters average

Species: Camponotus grandidieri

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 47 times found in coastal scrub, 33 times found in urban/garden, 18 times found in urban garden, 21 times found in Lowland coastal, coraline island, 17 times found in mixed forest, 11 times found in littoral rainforest, 11 times found in dry forest, 13 times found in tropical dry forest, 11 times found in rainforest, 10 times found in forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 38 times Malaise trap, 21 times Pitfall trap, 12 times beating low vegetation, 11 times Malaise, 3 times beating, 5 times sweeping, 5 times at light, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 2 times ER28 Malaise trap, 2 times Malaise, 1 trap, 3 times GC, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1550 meters, 119 meters average

Species: Camponotus maculatus

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 39 times found in tropical dry forest, 29 times found in urban/garden, 14 times found in urban garden, 28 times found in dry deciduous forest, 15 times found in rainforest, 12 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 12 times found in spiny deciduous forest, 10 times found in montane rainforest, 10 times found in spiny bush, 2 times found in banana field next to dry steam, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 86 times Malaise trap, 24 times Malaise, 27 times at light, 2 times CDC light trap, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times taken at light at night, 2 times sweeping, 2 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 Malaise trap, 1 times Malaise, canopy, 1 times 2 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1955 meters, 380 meters average

Subspecies: Camponotus niveosetosus madagascarensis

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in Uapaca woodland, 7 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in Uapaca forest, 12 times found in dry wash, 8 times found in open area near stream, 2 times found in savannah shrubland, 5 times found in Barren rock with sparse vegetation, burned grass, 2 times found in Burned savannah, 5 times found in grassland, 1 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 22 times Malaise trap, 7 times Malaise, 1 times Baiting, 25 index card, 10m, 2 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times beating low vegetation, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 1 times soil digging, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating vegetation, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 cup sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, ...

Elevations: collected from 16 - 2000 meters, 738 meters average

Species: Camponotus sericeus

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in date farm, 2 times found in wadi, dry sandy riverbed, 1 times found in gravel wash with Acacia gerrardii, 1 times found in roadside edge, 1 times found in under fig trees next to small stream, moist soil, 1 times found in 2???ö?????ª wet forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times water traps, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times Malaise trap

Elevations: collected from 490 - 1150 meters, 715 meters average

Species: Cardiocondyla emeryi

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in urban/garden, 9 times found in Uapaca woodland, 12 times found in tropical forest, 15 times found in tropical dry forest, 14 times found in rainforest, 14 times found in gallery forest, 11 times found in dry forest, 8 times found in grassland, 3 times found in gallery forest, degraded, 6 times found in humid foret, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 81 times Malaise trap, 67 times Malaise, 7 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, 8 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 1 times 10 Maxiwinks, 6 times Search, 10 times ER28 Malaise trap, 2 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times sweeping, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 6 times Winkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1980 meters, 526 meters average

Species: Cardiocondyla wroughtonii

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in rainforest, 8 times found in Port of entry, 3 times found in urban garden, 3 times found in urban/garden, 3 times found in spiny forest, 3 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in gallery forest, 2 times found in transition forest, 1 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 2 times found in tropical dry forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 7 times Malaise trap, 3 times Berlesate, 5 times Malaise, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 2 times beating, 2 times beating low vegetation, 1 times EF29 Malaise trap, 1 times ER28 Malaise trap, 1 times Malaise trap, 5 traps, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times search, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1750 meters, 250 meters average

Species: Carebara fas05

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in coastal scrub, 1 times found in mangrove

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples

Elevations: collected from 1 - 200 meters, 121 meters average

Species: Cerapachys biroi

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in rainforest, 8 times found in mixed forest, 2 times found in dry forest, 5 times found in forest, 4 times found in littoral rainforest, 3 times found in native forest, 1 times found in littoral forest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 1 times found in littoral scrub, 1 times found in tropical scrub, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 11 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Winkler, 3 times beating low vegetation, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 6 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 maxi winks, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 520 meters, 159 meters average

Species: Crematogaster dentata

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 58 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 19 times found in rainforest, 26 times found in tropical dry forest, 14 times found in gallery forest, 11 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 5 times found in littoral vegetation, 14 times found in open area near stream, 7 times found in urban/garden, 6 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 4 times found in coastal scrub, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 47 times Malaise trap, 19 times beating low vegetation, 12 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 8 times at light, 5 times Malaise, 4 times beating, 5 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times EH19 Malaise trap, 1 times one Malaise trap, 2 times pitfall trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1410 meters, 305 meters average

Species: Discothyrea berlita

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in closed vegetation

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks

Elevations: collected at 750 m

Species: Hypoponera johannae

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 1 times found in coastal scrub, rainforest, 2 times found in forest litter, 1 times found in montane forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times winkler trap, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks

Elevations: collected from 20 - 740 meters, 315 meters average

Species: Hypoponera ludovicae

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in montane rainforest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 3 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 traps, 1 times pitfall trap, 3-10, weeded

Elevations: collected from 200 - 750 meters, 561 meters average

Species: Hypoponera mu03

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in coastal scrub

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times NRa 517, 35 times weeded, NRa 518, 10

Elevations: collected from 1 - 743 meters, 221 meters average

Species: Hypoponera punctatissima

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 37 times found in rainforest, 17 times found in montane rainforest, 7 times found in closed vegetation, 9 times found in banana field next to dry steam, 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 9 times found in littoral forest, 7 times found in montane forest, 6 times found in secondary forest, 5 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times Manual catch, 12 times EC28 Malaise trap, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 7 times Malaise trap, 2 times 5 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 5 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 5 times search, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 2 Maxi Wink, 0 times sifting of soil samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1950 meters, 583 meters average

Species: Leptogenys maxillosa

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in urban/garden, 4 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in urban garden, 1 times found in coastal, 1 times found in in house, 1 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in littoral vegetation, 1 times found in P. grandis forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times at light, 1 times voucher nr DIST_299A

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1600 meters, 86 meters average

Species: Monomorium cryptobium

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 60 times found in rainforest, 30 times found in tropical dry forest, 11 times found in montane rainforest, 13 times found in littoral rainforest, 13 times found in forest, 13 times found in gallery forest, 4 times found in coastal scrub, 2 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 5 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 7 times found in mixed forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 66 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 19 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 5 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 12 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 4 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 10 Maxiwinks, 5 times Winkler, 3 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 6 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1650 meters, 375 meters average

Species: Monomorium destructor

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 76 times found in urban/garden, 10 times found in coastal scrub, 10 times found in urban garden, 9 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 6 times found in coastal scrub, mangrove, 3 times found in savannah shrubland, 4 times found in pioneer secondary vegetation, 5 times found in dry forest, 4 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in native littoral and secondary vegetation, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 7 times aspirating, 3 times Baiting, 25 index card, 10m, 4 times beating, 4 times beating low vegetation, 3 times Pitfall trap, 1 times search, 2 times sweeping, 2 times hand collection, bait, recruiting to, 2 times light trap (UV15W + Ac15W), 2 times aspirating; PB bait, 1 times On tree trunk, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1930 meters, 129 meters average

Species: Monomorium elongatum

Specimen Habitat Summary

Species: Monomorium floricola

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 27 times found in coastal scrub, 42 times found in tropical moist forest, 21 times found in urban garden, 21 times found in urban/garden, 9 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in port of entry/city, 2 times found in La Selva, 6 times found in Rainforest, 9 times found in tropical dry forest, 9 times found in Pandanus & Casaurina forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 54 times MiniWinkler, 15 times search, 1 times hand collection, bait, recruiting to, 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 9 times aspirating; PB bait, 8 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 9 times Malaise, 5 times beating low vegetation, 6 times Winkler, 4 times aspirated, 1 times Hollow twig, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1400 meters, 143 meters average

Species: Monomorium sechellense

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Rainforest, 5 times found in old settlement, 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in native forest, 1 times found in dry forest, 3 times found in gallery forest, 1 times found in littoral forest, 2 times found in secondary rainforest, 4 times found in forest, 6 times found in disturbed forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 6 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times hand collection, 2 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks.mixed samples, 1 times 2 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 6 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 730 meters, 172 meters average

Species: Nesomyrmex gibber

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in native forest, 1 times found in plateau scrub

Elevations: collected from 750 - 780 meters, 757 meters average

Species: Nylanderia bourbonica

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in rainforest, 10 times found in coastal scrub, 11 times found in montane forest, 14 times found in forest, 9 times found in urban garden, 4 times found in mixed forest, 4 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 2 times found in savannah woodland, 3 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in native forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 6 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 6 times search, 2 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Sweeping, 0 times at light, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3-0 times non-weeded, pitfall trap, 0 times Berlesate, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1580 meters, 384 meters average

Species: Nylanderia dodo

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in Low & dry II vegetation (open scrubs), 1 times found in low closed forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times 2 Maxi Wink

Elevations: collected from 369 - 750 meters, 741 meters average

Species: Nylanderia vividula

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in closed vegetation, 9 times found in forest, 4 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in littoral forest, 5 times found in coastal scrub, 3 times found in urban, 2 times found in native wet forest, 1 times found in mixed native forest, 1 times found in palm forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times hand collecting, 4 times bait, 2, 20 jam, 3 times beating low vegetation, 4 times pitfall trap, 3-10, 3 times pitfall trap, 1-0, 3 times bait, 2, -5 jam, 3 times bait, 2, -5 tuna, 3 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 3 times pitfall trap, 3-5, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1750 meters, 415 meters average

Species: Ochetellus vinsoni

Specimen Habitat Summary

Species: Pachycondyla obscurans

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in dry closed forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times pitfall trap, 3-10, 3 times pitfall trap, 1-10, 3 times pitfall trap, 1-5, 2 times pitfall trap, 2-5, 2 times pitfall trap, 3-0, 2 times pitfall trap, 3-5, 2 times pitfall trap, 1-0, 2 times pitfall trap, 2-0, 2 times pitfall trap, 2-10, 0, 10 jam 1 hr, 13 times nw, bait, ...

Elevations: collected from 13 - 530 meters, 279 meters average

Species: Paratrechina longicornis

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 99 times found in urban/garden, 27 times found in coastal scrub, 17 times found in urban garden, 17 times found in 2 lowland rainforest, 6 times found in dry forest, 9 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in road side, 3 times found in degraded dry forest, 9 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in savannah shrubland, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 21 times search, 14 times Beating, 5 times water traps, 13 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 16 times Baiting, 15 times MiniWinkler, 10 times aspirating; PB bait, 3 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 9 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Pitfall trap, 2 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1765 meters, 179 meters average

Species: Pheidole dodo

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in coastal scrub, 4 times found in disturbed rainforest, 2 times found in low closed forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Wink, 3 times 2 Maxi Winks, 0, 10 tuna times bait, 1 times DS, SBa 362, 1 times DS, SBa 363

Elevations: collected from 1 - 760 meters, 683 meters average

Species: Pheidole fervens

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest, 30 times found in disturbed rainforest, 10 times found in forest edge, 1 times found in mahogany/seconday growth rainforest, 4 times found in primary rainforest, 2 times found in Back road near Lehn Mesi, 4 times found in disturbed forest, 1 times found in Village Garden, 1 times found in Incidental collections near middle of island; somewhat open canopy ~40-60% nr. big breadfruit tree; a lot of Neisosperma, 1 times found in mangrove forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 2 times hand collection, 2 times H, 1 times aspirated; PB bait, 2 times Burlaise funnel, 1 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated

Elevations: collected from 1 - 800 meters, 335 meters average

Species: Pheidole megacephala

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 55 times found in rainforest, 78 times found in urban/garden, 42 times found in urban garden, 64 times found in Lowland coastal, coraline island, 7 times found in closed vegetation, 30 times found in tropical dry forest, 15 times found in park/garden, 19 times found in Lowland rainforest, 12 times found in littoral rainforest, 18 times found in Low altitude rainforest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 78 times Malaise, 66 times pitfall trap, 30 times Malaise trap, 19 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 6 times H, 6 times CDC light trap, 3 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 5 times hand collection, 7 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 4 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2000 meters, 307 meters average

Species: Pheidole parva

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 25 times found in coastal scrub, 18 times found in forest, 12 times found in mixed forest, 8 times found in isolated date farm, 9 times found in littoral forest, 9 times found in mangrove, 5 times found in park/garden, 5 times found in native forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 6 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times search, 1 times at night, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 6 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 56 times DS, SBa 218, 11, 1 times general collecting along road, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 1 times voucher nr SEY_002, 1 times voucher nr SEY_009, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 735 meters, 137 meters average

Species: Pheidole teneriffana

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 87 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in isolated date farm, 8 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in native littoral and secondary vegetation, 5 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in montane rainforest, marsh edge, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in in sandy forest, 2 times found in Urban area, 1 times found in irrigated date and olive trees, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 5 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 9 times Malaise trap, 10 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 8 maxi winks, 6 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times light trap (UV15W + Ac15W), 1 times MW, 25 sifted litter, 2 times 9 Maxi winklers, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 12 cup sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1620 meters, 527 meters average

Species: Plagiolepis alluaudi

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 172 times found in rainforest, 146 times found in tropical dry forest, 85 times found in montane rainforest, 47 times found in gallery forest, 32 times found in montane forest, 29 times found in littoral rainforest, 20 times found in urban/garden, 33 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 25 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 18 times found in park/garden, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 52 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 62 times Malaise trap, 42 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 36 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 31 times beating low vegetation, 22 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 7 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 9 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 16 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, 14 times GC, 14 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1700 meters, 484 meters average

Species: Plagiolepis madecassa

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 28 times found in urban/garden, 27 times found in grassland, 36 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 18 times found in coastal scrub, 22 times found in tropical dry forest, 14 times found in rainforest, 18 times found in montane rainforest, 10 times found in secondary thicket and diverse vegetation, 7 times found in Uapaca woodland, 7 times found in coastal roadside, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 13 times beating low vegetation, 16 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 13 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 14 times Malaise trap, 9 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times 10 Maxiwinks, 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 2 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1984 meters, 500 meters average

Species: Ponera mu01

Specimen Habitat Summary

Species: Pristomyrmex bispinosus

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in low closed forest

Elevations: collected from 700 - 750 meters, 747 meters average

Species: Pristomyrmex browni

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in Native forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times 2 Maxi Wink

Elevations: collected from 750 - 800 meters, 753 meters average

Species: Pristomyrmex mu01

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in closed vegetation, 1 times found in low closed forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Wink, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks

Elevations: collected from 700 - 750 meters, 738 meters average

Species: Pristomyrmex trispinosus

Specimen Habitat Summary

Species: Proceratium avium

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in closed vegetation, 4 times found in Native forest

Elevations: collected from 750 - 800 meters, 752 meters average

Species: Solenopsis geminata

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 87 times found in tropical rainforest, 71 times found in 2 lowland rainforest, 41 times found in urban/garden, 59 times found in montane wet forest, 6 times found in coastal scrub, 49 times found in lowland wet forest, 40 times found in cloud forest, 30 times found in edge of cloud forest, 22 times found in mesophil forest, 23 times found in mature wet forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 272 times Baiting, 123 times MiniWinkler, 68 times search, 37 times Winkler, 46 times MaxiWinkler, 24 times Beating, 27 times Berlese, 26 times Mini Winkler, 6 times hand collection, 1 times Under rock, 13 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2080 meters, 557 meters average

Species: Solenopsis mameti

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 112 times found in rainforest, 36 times found in littoral rainforest, 12 times found in closed vegetation, 23 times found in montane rainforest, 14 times found in disturbed montane rainforest, 16 times found in littoral forest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in closed forest, 3 times found in coastal scrub, 7 times found in montane forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 12 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 2 times 8 maxi winks, 1 times 7 maxi winks, 9 times GC, 4 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 8 times beating low vegetation, 5 times pitfall trap, 3-10, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1755 meters, 419 meters average

Species: Solenopsis mu01

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in coastal scrub

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 3 times 2 Maxi Winks

Elevations: collected from 1 - 480 meters, 226 meters average

Species: Strumigenys agetos

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in low closed forest

Elevations: collected at 700 m

Species: Strumigenys emmae

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in Rainforest, 10 times found in forest, 3 times found in coastal scrub, 6 times found in mixed forest, 5 times found in 2 lowland rainforest, 4 times found in palm forest, 4 times found in tropical dry forest, 4 times found in littoral forest, 2 times found in dry scrub, 1 times found in 2nd growth riparian forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 11 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 6 times winkler, 5 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 5 times maxiWinkler, 1 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Pitfall trap, 1 times 1 maxi wink, 1 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1400 meters, 187 meters average

Species: Strumigenys godeffroyi

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in primary rainforest, 16 times found in disturbed forest, 6 times found in secondary forest, 3 times found in secondary rainforest, 4 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in forest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in mixed forest, 1 times found in collected sifted bark from 2 standing, rotten trees, plus other incidentals. saw 2 skinks under bark, but not the same one as before.; placed 5 rat baits around area, within 30-45min, all had some an, 1 times found in Davis-sifting from lizard tree, mostly rotting wood from tree or ground immediately adjacent., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 9 times hand collection, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 2 times hand picked from sifted litter, 1 times Winkler, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times dead palm frond, 1 times in bamboo stump, 1 times under bark, 1 times under coconut husk, 1 times 5m interval winks, ...

Elevations: collected from 60 - 525 meters, 277 meters average

Species: Strumigenys ludovici

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 61 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in closed vegetation, 8 times found in montane rainforest, 6 times found in montane forest, 6 times found in gallery forest, 8 times found in littoral rainforest, 4 times found in tropical wet forest, 6 times found in mature wet forest, 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 4 times found in lowland rainforest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 9 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times 2 Maxi Winks, 16 times Malaise trap, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, 1 times 2 Maxi Wink, 7 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 5 times winkler, 2 times Winkler sifter, 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times search, 2 times 9 Maxi winklers, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1800 meters, 700 meters average

Species: Strumigenys mandibularis

Specimen Habitat Summary

Species: Strumigenys mu02

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks

Elevations: collected at 200 m

Species: Strumigenys mu03

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times 2 Maxi Winks

Elevations: collected from 480 - 700 meters, 524 meters average

Species: Strumigenys rogeri

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in montane rainforest, 17 times found in primary rainforest, 18 times found in forest, 20 times found in lowland rainforest, 21 times found in mature wet forest, 17 times found in disturbed forest, 11 times found in non native forest, 2 times found in tropical dry forest, 9 times found in littoral forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 19 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 43 times Winkler, 24 times MiniWinkler, 10 times Berlese, 3 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 18 times Mini Winkler, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times hand collection, 2 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 1 times 1 sq meter leaf litter winkler extraction, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1500 meters, 327 meters average

Species: Strumigenys simoni

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in closed forest, 2 times found in disturbed rainforest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in coastal scrub

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 2 times winkler, 1 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times nw, pitfall trap 1-0, 1 times w, pitfall trap 3-5, 57 times w, SBa 425, 14, 3-5 times weeded, pitfall trap

Elevations: collected from 1 - 750 meters, 320 meters average

Species: Tapinoma fragile

Specimen Habitat Summary

Species: Tapinoma melanocephalum

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 35 times found in urban/garden, 52 times found in mature wet forest, 35 times found in coastal scrub, 13 times found in urban garden, 10 times found in secondary thicket and diverse vegetation, 19 times found in dry forest, 18 times found in disturbed forest, 8 times found in tropical dry forest, 11 times found in secondary forest, 10 times found in montane wet forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 53 times MiniWinkler, 14 times Berlese, 5 times hand collection, 8 times search, 6 times beating low vegetation, 2 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times at baited pitfall, 4 times pan trap, 1 times water traps/light trap, 3 times Winkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2000 meters, 155 meters average

Species: Tapinoma subtile

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in tropical dry forest, 19 times found in coastal scrub, 14 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 14 times found in rainforest, 9 times found in urban/garden, 10 times found in littoral rainforest, 8 times found in secondary thicket and diverse vegetation, 11 times found in Uapaca woodland, 6 times found in degraded dry forest, 8 times found in urban garden, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 23 times Malaise trap, 6 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 3 times beating low vegetation, 3 times ER28 Malaise trap, 3 times Malaise, 1 times 3 mamelles, 1 times general collecting ground spiders, 1 times Malaise traps, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1513 meters, 245 meters average

Species: Technomyrmex albipes

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in rainforest, 17 times found in coastal scrub, 19 times found in urban/garden, 24 times found in forest, 14 times found in urban garden, 14 times found in littoral forest, 12 times found in littoral rainforest, 4 times found in degraded dry forest, 6 times found in mixed forest, 5 times found in tropical dry forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 21 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 4 times 2 Maxi Winks, 9 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 6 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 5 times Malaise trap, 4 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 10 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 8 times 1 sq meter leaf litter winkler extraction, 10 times aspirating, 6 times beating low vegetation, 2 times 4 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1550 meters, 266 meters average

Species: Technomyrmex pallipes

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in urban/garden, 21 times found in grassland, 14 times found in tropical dry forest, 13 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in Uapaca woodland, 1 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 8 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 5 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 7 times found in gallery forest, 3 times found in urban garden, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 18 times Malaise trap, 10 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times beating low vegetation, 5 times EC32 sweeping, 4 times Malaise, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times 10 Maxiwinks, 3 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m, 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1984 meters, 749 meters average

Species: Technomyrmex vitiensis

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 125 times found in primary rainforest, 98 times found in disturbed forest, 83 times found in secondary forest, 48 times found in coastal forest, 25 times found in Rainforest, 29 times found in dry forest, 27 times found in disturbed rainforest, 9 times found in urban garden, 10 times found in secondary thicket and diverse vegetation, 12 times found in coastal scrub, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 13 times beating low vegetation, 6 times CDC light trap, 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 4 times hand collection, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 0 times Manual catch, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times NRa 728, 1 times weeded, NR 672 visual, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1187 meters, 264 meters average

Species: Tetramorium bicarinatum

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 35 times found in forest edge, open area, 24 times found in coastal scrub, 32 times found in disturbed forest, 34 times found in 2 lowland rainforest, 29 times found in urban/garden, 14 times found in rainforest, 17 times found in secondary forest, 13 times found in dry forest, 11 times found in roadside, 10 times found in urban garden, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 47 times Malaise, 35 times miniWinkler, 9 times hand collection, 16 times aspirating; PB bait, 7 times beating low vegetation, 11 times Malaise trap, 10 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 7 times at light, 6 times search, 3 times aspirating, 7 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1582 meters, 287 meters average

Species: Tetramorium caldarium

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 2 times found in Rocky brush along wash, 1 times found in wadi, dry sandy riverbed, 3 times found in urban garden, 4 times found in urban/garden, 1 times found in port of entry/city, 1 times found in synanthropic, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in urban gardens, coastal Casuarina equisetifolia, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times hand collection, bait, recruiting to, 1 times lite trap, 1 times search, 1 times ER28 Malaise trap, 1 times F1, 110 m, pitfall trap, 1 times transect 26, 100m, Kakamega 2007 survey, pitfall trap, 1 times transect 32, 90m, Kakamega 2008 survey, pitfall trap, 1 times transect 39, 110m, Kakamega 2009 survey, pitfall trap, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times winkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1650 meters, 417 meters average

Species: Tetramorium humbloti

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in coastal scrub, 5 times found in tropical dry forest, 7 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in in forest, 5 times found in low rainforest, 3 times found in across sandy trail in dwarf litoral forest, 1 times found in white dunes in littoral forest, 2 times found in coffee plantation, 2 times found in coastal dry forest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 11 times Malaise trap, 1 times hand netted, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 Malaise, 2 times 04 IAA 024B, 1 times winkler trap, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1700 meters, 251 meters average

Species: Tetramorium insolens

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in primary rainforest, 11 times found in coastal forest, 7 times found in disturbed forest, 6 times found in secondary forest, 4 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in PB/ Maple syrup baiting;, 2 times found in forest edge, 1 times found in incidental collections; anochetus from birdsnest fern, 2 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in on first rise near road, still plenty of Anoplolepis; collected for ~1hr., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 15 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 2 times hand collection, 3 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 1 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 1 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated; PB bait, 28 times w, SBa 183, 15, 03 times w, SBa 190, 16, 1 times Winkler, 1 times NRa 493, 1 times 1 sq meter leaf litter winkler extraction, 14 times nw, NRa 182, 14, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 800 meters, 241 meters average

Species: Tetramorium lanuginosum

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in Rainforest, 23 times found in urban/garden, 16 times found in coastal scrub, 8 times found in dry forest, 4 times found in gallery forest, 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 6 times found in native forest, 4 times found in coastal roadside, 3 times found in urban garden, 3 times found in park/garden, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 10 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 10 times aspirating; PB bait, 7 times search, 10 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 6 times aspirated, 4 times Malaise trap, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 10 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1300 meters, 100 meters average

Species: Tetramorium pacificum

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 74 times found in disturbed forest, 67 times found in primary rainforest, 25 times found in rainforest, 56 times found in secondary forest, 38 times found in coastal forest, 12 times found in forest edge, 8 times found in forest, 13 times found in disturbed rainforest, 6 times found in forest and glacis, 9 times found in mangrove forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times 2 Maxi Winks, 19 times hand collection, 2 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times aspirating; PB bait, 3 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 1 times hand collection, cookie bait, 3 times aspirating, 1 times aspriated, 46 times nw, SBa 226, 12, 2 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 2 times search, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1575 meters, 335 meters average

Species: Tetramorium simillimum

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 47 times found in tropical dry forest, 37 times found in urban/garden, 23 times found in coastal scrub, 15 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in port of entry/city, 22 times found in forest, 18 times found in mixed forest, 15 times found in urban garden, 7 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 10 times found in spiny forest/thicket, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 30 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 15 times aspirating; PB bait, 10 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 7 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times hand collection, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 2 times aspirating, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 6 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 7 times aspirating; PB & maple syrup bait, 3 times winkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1650 meters, 170 meters average