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Species: Euponera rovana   (Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2013) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pachycondyla rovana Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2013b PDF: 472, figs. 17, 23, 55-57, 77 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antsiranana, Makirovana Forest, -14.16666, 49.95, 715 m, rainforest, ex rotten log, 2 May 2011, col. B.L. Fisher et al., collection code BLF26943; CASENT0242897; 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: 12 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex rotten log, 4 times under rootmat, litter on rock, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times 5 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 4 Malaise traps.

Elevations: collected from 225 - 900 meters, 594 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2011-04-28 and 2011-05-05

Type specimens: Holotype of Euponera rovana: casent0247289; paratype of Euponera rovana: casent0318040, casent0318041

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