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Species: Camponotus gibber   Forel, 1891 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus quadrimaculatus var. gibber Forel, 1891c PDF: 59 (s.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1891c PDF: 215 (w.); Forel, 1892o: 232 (q.m.).
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Raised to species: Forel, 1891c PDF: 215.


  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 gibber nov. spec.  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: 215-216, (download) 215-216 6734
Camponotus gibrer   Forel, A., 1892, Hymenopteres 2 (supplement au 28 fascicule). Les Formicides., Histoire physique, naturelle et politique de Madagascar. 20., Paris: Unknown Publisher, pp. 232-280: 232, (download) 232 8239

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 45 times found in montane rainforest, 26 times found in rainforest, 11 times found in forest edge, open area, 19 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 11 times found in mixed tropical forest, 10 times found in high altitude rainforest, 9 times found in Savannah grassland, 4 times found in cultivated land (tavy), recent 1-2 years old tavy, 2 times found in mixed tropical forest near river, 2 times found in open area near stream, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 32 times ex rotten log, 11 times ground forager(s), 7 times on low vegetation, 5 times ex rotting tree stump, 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ground nest, 2 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times canopy moss and leaf litter, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times from small nest under loose bark of standing tree near cabins, 1 times ex soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 47 times Malaise trap, 12 times Malaise, 2 times beating low vegetation, 1 times gc camp, 1 times Sylvain gc#1-77. general collecting, 1 times Malaise, canopy trap, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times general collecting night spiders, 1 times Sylvain gc#78-115. general collecting, ...

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1600 meters, 1061 meters average

Type specimens:

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