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Species: Bothroponera silvestrii   (Santschi, 1914) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pachycondyla silvestrii Santschi, 1914d PDF: 313 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: IVORY COAST: Aburi silvestri, 5°3’0’’ N; 1°47’0’’ W; NHMB AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Bothroponera: Wheeler, 1922: 72.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 309.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 19 times found in Primary Forest, 2 times found in Gallery For., 1 times found in Brachystegia Forest, 1 times found in Miombo woodland/forest, 1 times found in Open Miombo Woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times leaf litter, 1 times Nest und.stone, 3 times Litter, 1 times Soil / Leaf Litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Winkler, 7 times Pitfall trap, 5 times Hand collected, 1 times Hand, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times Tamisage, 1 times Transect 2, 2009 workshop, Winkler leaf litter extraction.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1000 meters, 315 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1974-11-28 and 2019-11-12

Type specimens: type of Bothroponera silvestrii: casent0922364



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