Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.41. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Vollenhovia oblonga alluaudi   Emery, 1894 

Download Data

See Also:

Vollenhovia oblonga

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Vollenhovia laevithorax subsp. alluaudi Emery, 1894b PDF: 68 (w.) SEYCHELLES IS. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1912l PDF: 162 (q.).
Subspecies of Vollenhovia oblonga: Emery, 1914f PDF: 406.
Subspecies of Vollenhovia laevithorax: Wheeler, 1922: 1026; Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 149.
Subspecies of Vollenhovia oblonga: Bolton, 1995b: 422.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Seychelles
    Asia: Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 36 times found in forest, 5 times found in mixed forest, 6 times found in non native forest, 1 times found in palm forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 28 times ex rotten log, 2 times on low vegetation, 2 times On Lonicera maldivica, 4 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotting tree stump, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on fallen tree, 2 times ground nest, 1 times under tree bark, live tree, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Malaise trap, 3 times Pitfall 1, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks.mixed samples, 1 times hand picked from sifted litter, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 520 meters, 420 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1890-12-31 and 2010-02-03

Type specimens:

See something amiss? Send us an email.