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Species: Camponotus lubbocki   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus lubbocki Forel, 1886h PDF: 186 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Lectotype minor worker: Madagascar, Imerina Antananarivo [Fianarantsoa, Amoron’I Mania, Ambositra, Fahizay, -20.5, 47.333332, 1317 m] (Camboué), AntWeb CASENT0101518 (MHNG). Secondary type information: Paralectotypes. 1 major worker and 1 alate queen with same data as lectotype but with specimen codes: CASENT0101516, CASENT0101515 (MHNG). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1891c PDF: 60 (q.); Forel, 1891c PDF: 216 (s.).


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus lubbocki   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
Camponotus lubbocki   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: 60-61, (download) 60-61 6734
Camponotus lubbocki n. sp.  Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 56, (download) 56 3923

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 23 times found in montane rainforest, 12 times found in montane shrubland, 8 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Mossy Forest, upper limit of montane forest, 2 times found in disturbed montane rainforest, 1 times found in Philipia Forest, 1 times found in rainforest along river, 2 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in montane rainforest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ex rotten log, 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 5 times on low vegetation, 6 times under stone, 5 times under moss, on ground, 4 times ground nest, 3 times ex root mat, ground layer, 1 times ex rot pocket above ground, 1 times ground nest, mound nest, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 (#26-50) tube sample transect, 5m, 3 times beating low vegetation, 2 times yellow pan trap, 2 times Malaise, 2 times W 1 large mixed sample, 1 times Sylvain gc#135-173. general collecting, 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 26 - 2658 meters, 1487 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus lubbocki: casent0101518; Lectotype of Camponotus lubbocki rectus: casent0101512; paralectotype of Camponotus lubbocki: casent0101515, casent0101516; paralectotype of Camponotus lubbocki rectus: casent0101105, casent0101106, casent0101514

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