Collection: JTL7189

  • Collection code:
  • JTL7189
  • Collected by:
  • J. Longino
  • Collection Start Date:
  • 2010-08-24
  • Date collected end:
  • 2010-08-24
  • Method:
  • search
  • Habitat:
  • tropical rainforest
  • Microhabitat:
  • nest in clay bank
  • Bioregion:
  • Indomalaya
  • Adm2:
  • Latitude:
  • 4.96083
  • Longitude:
  • 117.80166
  • Lat. Lon. max error:
  • 20
  • Elevation:
  • 190 m
  • Elevation max error:
  • Locality notes:
  • Collection notes:
  • NOTEBY J. Longino, NOTEDATE 24-Aug-10: rainforest; excavated area along trail with vertical clay banks; Pheidole nest, 5mm dia. circular hole, small rim of particles, tunnel led uphill to about 5cm dia. disk-shaped chamber with abundant workers, brood, an alate queen; hole at back of chamber, in same plane as chamber, was straight blind tunnel 3-4 cm long; I saw colony queen run into this tunnel, stay there for a while as I collected material from the main chamber; as I continued to open up main chamber, queen ran out of tunnel and tried to escape.