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Species: Crematogaster volamena   Blaimer, 2012 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Crematogaster volamena Blaimer, 2012 PDF: 59, figs. 31, 32 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toliara: Forêt Ivohibe: -24.56900, 47.20400, 200m, rainforest, malaise trap, 2.-4.xii.2006, coll. B.L.Fisher et al., BLF15448; CASENT0125748; CASC. AntCat AntWiki

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: 34 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in in degraded primary rainforest, 1 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest along river.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times on low vegetation, 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times ex rot pocket above ground, 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times beating low vegetation, 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 3 times Malaise trap, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Malaise, 1 times 01 Malaise trap, 1 times Malaise trap 4.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 1046 meters, 460 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Crematogaster volamena: casent0125748



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