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Species: Pachycondyla crassinoda   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica crassinoda Latreille, 1802a: 198, pl. 7, fig. 41 (w.q.) SURINAM. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler & Wheeler, 1952c PDF: 617 (l.); MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 284 (putative m.).
Combination in Pachycondyla: Smith, 1858a PDF: 105.
See also: MacKay & MacKay, 2010 PDF: 282.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Venezuela to Paraguay; Paraguay: Concepción

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pachycondyla crassinoda   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 39, (download) 39 21367
Pachycondyla crassinoda   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 720, (download) 720 4445
Pachycondyla crassinoda   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 105, (download) 105 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in primary lowland rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth rainforest, 0 times found in Floresta semi-decídua, 1 times found in forest fragment, 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Plateau, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in secondary lowland rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times strays, 3 times at bait, 1 times soil, epigeic, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times nocturnal foragers, 1 times Leaf litter, 1 times groun forager(s), 1 times general collecting, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Epigaeic pitfall, 7 times search, 3 times baiting, 2 times pitfall, 1 times FIT, 1 times Hand, 1 times litter sample, 1 times Pitfall72h, 1 times Winkler, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 46 - 670 meters, 215 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1924-05-08 and 2018-08-22

Type specimens:

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