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Species: Crematogaster madagascariensis   André, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Crematogaster madagascariensis André, 1887 PDF: 297 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Tamatave; CASENT0906628; ZMHB. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Wheeler, 1922: 1023; in Crematogaster (Acrocoelia): Emery, 1922c PDF: 147; in Crematogaster (Crematogaster): Bolton, 1995b: 166.
Blaimer, 2013 PDF: 5, 15 (Lectotype designation).

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in Degraded tropical dry forest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest, trail going up to top of 12m high isolated tree times found in disturbed forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex carton nest, 1 times on tree trunk, ???, 1 times ex rotten tree stump, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times nest in top of tree?.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times 8 maxi winks, 1 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap, 05 Malaise traps.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 1900 meters, 958 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Crematogaster madagascariensis: casent0906628; syntype of Crematogaster madagascariensis: casent0919671



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