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Species: Camponotus hildebrandti   Forel, 1886 

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Camponotus hildebrandti dichromothrix

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus (Dinomyrmex) hildebrandti Forel, 1886h PDF: 161 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus hildebrandti dichromothrix.


  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 hildebrandti   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: 14-16, (download) 14-16 6734
Camponotus hildebrandti n. sp.  Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 31-32, (download) 31-32 3923

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 153 times found in montane rainforest, 114 times found in rainforest, 8 times found in forest edge, open area, 6 times found in montane rainforest, marsh edge, 7 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 7 times found in mixed tropical forest, 3 times found in montane forest, 3 times found in montane shrubland, 4 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 5 times found in high altitude rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 157 times ex rotten log, 26 times ground forager(s), 24 times on low vegetation, 13 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 6 times ex rotten tree stump, 4 times ex dead branch above ground, 3 times ex rotting tree stump, 3 times ex rotten stick on ground, 2 times ex dead tree stump, 2 times sifted litter, 2 times ex soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 30 times Malaise trap, 8 times Malaise, 9 times GC, 8 times beating low vegetation, 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 5 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 2 times Malaise, canopy trap, 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 2 times swept from foliage, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2311 meters, 1057 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus hildebrandti: casent0101906

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