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Species: Strumigenys grandidieri   Forel, 1892 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Strumigenys grandidieri Forel, 1892l PDF: 517 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antananarivo, Forêt d'Andrangoloaka, coll. Sikora; CASENT0101253; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Brown, 1954k PDF: 12; Fisher, in Bolton, 2000: 654.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Strumigenys grandidieri n. sp.  Forel, A., 1892, Nouvelles espèces de formicides de Madagascar. (Récoltées par M. Sikora.), Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 36, pp. 516-535: 517-519, (download) 517-519 3940
Strumigenys grandidieri   Bolton, B., 2000, The ant tribe Dacetini. With a revision of the Strumigenys species of the Malgasy Region by Brian L. Fisher, and a revision of the Austral epopostrumiform genera by Steven O. Shattuck., Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 65, pp. 1-1028: 654, (download) 654 8538

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 56 times found in montane rainforest, 29 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in gallery montane forest, 2 times found in tropical dry forest, 4 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 2 times found in transition humid forest, 1 times found in degraded forest, 1 times found in disturbed gallery montane forest, 2 times found in Forest, 1 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 57 times ex rotten log, 17 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times ex rotten tree stump, 3 times In fungi on rotting log, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 2 times sifted litter, 1 times litter, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times In woody polypore fungi on rotting log, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times Malaise, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, 1 times Sylvain gc#78-115. general collecting, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Sylvain gc#1-77. general collecting, 1 times 9 Maxi winklers, 1 times yellow pan trap in malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 60 - 1500 meters, 1040 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-hym-c017625; syntype of Strumigenys grandidieri: casent0101253, casent0101254, casent0101563

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