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Species: Camponotus ellioti   Forel, 1891 

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Camponotus ellioti relucens

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus ellioti Forel, 1891c PDF: 37 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1904c PDF: 377 (s.).
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus ellioti relucens.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus ellioti   Santschi, F., 1911, Nouvelles fourmis de Madagascar., Revue Suisse de Zoologie 19, pp. 117-134: 133, (download) 133 3708
Camponotus ellioti   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
Camponotus ellioti   Forel, A., 1907, Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika., Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika (Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903 - 1905 mitteln der Hermann und Elise geb. Heckmann Wentzel-Stiftung ausgeführt von Professor Dr. Alfred, pp. 75-92: 91, (download) 91 8171

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 31 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 29 times found in spiny bush, 3 times found in Bush, 3 times found in coastal scrub, 6 times found in coastal spiny bush on sandy soil, 2 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in spiny forest, 1 times found in dense dry forest, 2 times found in transition forest, 1 times found in Ephorbia forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times on low vegetation, 10 times ground forager(s), 6 times ground nest, 1 times ex dead tree stump, 2 times under stone, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex rotting tree stump, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 37 times Malaise, 4 times beating low vegetation, 4 times Malaise trap, 4 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times Malaise, 1 trap, 2 times EH19 Malaise trap, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1343 meters, 91 meters average

Type specimens:

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