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Species: Polyrhachis (Myrma) concava   André, 1889 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Polyrhachis concava André, 1889 PDF: 218 (w.) SIERRA LEONE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrma): Forel, 1916 PDF: 448
See also: Bolton, 1973b PDF: 299
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Polyrhachis concava   Forel, A., 1909, Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 53, pp. 51-73: 61, (download) 61 4018
Polyrhachis concava   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 154, (download) 154 4387

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in coastal lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Prairie en mount auf, 1 times found in Prim. unlog. For., 1 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on low vegetation, 2 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times on ship, 1 times ex. Rotten log, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times elephant path.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 3 times sweep, 2 times EC32 sweeping, 1 times EC28 Malaise trap, 1 times Hand, 1 times misc. search while walking trail, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 600 meters, 416 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1956-10-28 and 2019-01-08

Type specimens: syntype of Polyrhachis concava: casent0910903, casent0913678

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