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Species: Bothroponera planicornis   (Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2013) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pachycondyla planicornis Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2013 PDF: 127, figs. 2, 5, 44–45, 61 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antsiranana, Betaolana Forest, along Bekona River, -14.52996, 49.44039, 880 m, rainforest, ex rotten log, 5 March 2009, col. B.L. Fisher et al., collection code: BLF22566; CASENT0151943; CASC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in mixed tropical forest, 1 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 1 times found in in sandy forest, 1 times found in dense forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ex rotten log, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times Malaise, 1 times ex yellow pan trap.

Elevations: collected from 415 - 1600 meters, 834 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Bothroponera planicornis: casent0151943; paratype of Bothroponera planicornis: casent0247232, casent0247233

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