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Species: Camponotus echinoploides   Forel, 1891 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Camponotus echinoploides Forel, 1891c PDF: 51, pl. 1, fig. 8 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toamasina (=Tamatave), 30 miles northwest Toamasina, coll. O’swald; CASENT0101379; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

(Description, key and map ) Rakotonirina et al., 2016 10.3897/zookeys.572.7177 PDF : 115.

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
Camponotus echinoploides n. sp.  Forel, A., 1891, Histoire naturelle des Hymenopteres. Deuxieme partie: Les Formicides., Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique de Madagascar., Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, pp. 1-231: 51-53, (download) 51-53 6734
Camponotus echinoploides   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 10, (download) 10 3994

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 2 times found in open area near stream, 1 times found in mixed tropical forest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in dense humide low alt on the sandy soil, 1 times found in high altitude rainforest, 1 times found in transition humid forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times on low vegetation, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times ex rot pocket, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex dead twig above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 7 times Malaise trap, 4 times beating low vegetation, 2 times Malaise, 1 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m.

Elevations: collected from 75 - 1343 meters, 754 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus echinoploides: casent0101379



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