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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) repens   Forel, 1897 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus repens Forel, 1897d PDF: 187 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Lectotype minor worker, Mojanga, West Madagascar [Mahajanga, Ambatoboeny, Madirovalo, -16.523884, 46.516262, 23 m] (Grandidier), AntWeb CASENT0102437 (MHNG). Secondary type information: Paralectotypes: 3 minor workers of same data as lectotype but with specimen code: CASENT0102434, CASENT0102438 (MHNG), CASENT0101175 (NHMB). AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Camponotus madagascarensis Forel, 1886c PDF: civ.
[Junior secondary homonym of Camponotus madagascarensis Forel, 1886c PDF: civ.].


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 106 times found in tropical dry forest, 21 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 18 times found in gallery forest, 13 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 22 times found in dry deciduous forest, 15 times found in deciduous forest, 15 times found in spiny forest, 9 times found in Decidious forest, 14 times found in deciduous dry forest, 10 times found in transition forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 33 times ex rotten log, 15 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 23 times on low vegetation, 10 times ex dead branch above ground, 18 times ground forager(s), 9 times ex dead twig above ground, 4 times ex rot pocket, 5 times ex rotting tree stump, 2 times ex dead tree stump, 4 times ground nest, 2 times ex rotten branch on ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 94 times Malaise trap, 46 times Malaise, 9 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 14 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 10 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 9 times beating low vegetation, 6 times Malaise, canopy, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 3 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 1 times MW 10 sample transect, 5m, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1660 meters, 156 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus repens: casent0102437; paralectotype of Camponotus repens: casent0101175, casent0102434, casent0102438; type of Mayria madagascarensis: casent0104623

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