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Species: Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) voeltzkowii   Forel, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus voeltzkowii Forel, 1894e PDF: 226 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR: Mahajanga (Voeltzkow); CASENT0101376; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  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 voeltzkowii nov. sp.  Forel, A., 1894, Quelques fourmis de Madagascar (récoltées par M. le Dr Völtzkow); de Nouvelle Zélande (récoltées par M. W. W. Smith); de Nouvelle Calédonie (récoltées par M. Sommer); de Queensland (Australie), Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 38, pp. 226-237: 226-227, (download) 226-227 3953
Camponotus voeltzkowii   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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 49 times found in tropical dry forest, 42 times found in dry deciduous forest, 29 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 21 times found in transition forest, 20 times found in spiny forest, 11 times found in Galery forest, 11 times found in spiny forest/dry forest transition, 7 times found in Decidious forest, 8 times found in gallery forest, 7 times found in transition between spiny and dry deciduous forests, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 22 times on low vegetation, 11 times under stone, 8 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 6 times ground forager(s), 3 times ex rotten log, 1 times under rotten log, 2 times ground nest, 2 times ex soil, 2 times on low vegn., 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 111 times Malaise trap, 45 times Malaise, 8 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 7 times beating low vegetation, 5 times Malaise, canopy, 5 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 5 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times MW 25 sample transect,10m, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times Malaise, 1 trap ripped off, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1130 meters, 185 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus voeltzkowii: casent0101376; paralectotype of Camponotus voeltzkowii: casent0101377

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