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Subspecies: Parvaponera darwinii madecassa   (Emery, 1899) 


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Parvaponera darwinii

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Belonopelta darwini var. madecassa Emery, 1899e PDF: 268 (q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Syntype: three queens: Madagascar: [Baie d'Antongil]; Maroantsetra MHNG (CASENT0101691), MSNG (CASENT0102012, CASENT0102013) AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 307.
// Distribution


  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: 11 times found in open secondary vegetation, 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in gallery forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 1 times found in Dry forest, 1 times found in park/garden, 1 times found in transition forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times at light, 1 times 35cm, 4 times Malaise trap, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times at light, UV Light.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1343 meters, 152 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1923-12-31 and 2019-07-06

Type specimens: syntype (?) of Belonopelta darwini madecassa: casent0915661; Syntype of Belonopelta darwini var. madecassa: casent0101691, casent0102012, casent0102013

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