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Species: Adetomyrma venatrix   Ward, 1994 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Adetomyrma venatrix Ward, 1994 PDF: 161, figs. 1-7, 12, 13, 18, 24, 30, 36, 41 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Zombitse Forest, along Route Nationale 7, 15 km. E Sakaraha, 760 m., 22°54’S, 44°41’E, 15.ii.1993, ex rotten log, tropical dry forest, PSW#11932 (P.S. Ward). Type-depository: MCZC. Type-specimen: MCZTYPE34786. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 20 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: ANIC, BMNH, LACM, MCZC, MNHN, PBZT, PSWC, UCDC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 58; Yoshimura & Fisher, 2012b PDF: 27 (redescription).
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Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Adetomyrma venatrix sp. n.  Ward, P. S., 1994, Adetomyrma, an enigmatic new ant genus from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), and its implications for ant phylogeny., Systematic Entomology 19, pp. 159-175: 161-167, (download) 161-167 2959 GoogleMaps
Adetomyrma gen. n.  Ward, P. S., 1994, Adetomyrma, an enigmatic new ant genus from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), and its implications for ant phylogeny., Systematic Entomology 19, pp. 159-175: 160-161, (download) 160-161 2959

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in tropical dry forest, 6 times found in spiny deciduous forest, 5 times found in deciduous spiny forest, 1 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 1 times found in gallery forest, 2 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 1 times found in transition forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Malaise trap, 2 times Malaise, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap 1.

Elevations: collected from 176 - 1300 meters, 774 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-02-15 and 2010-11-27

Type specimens: Holotype of Adetomyrma venatrix: mcztype34786; paratype of Adetomyrma venatrix: casent0101400, casent0172771, casent0249634, casent0260442



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