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Species: Ravavy miafina   Fisher, 2009 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Ravavy miafina Fisher, 2009A PDF: 47, figs. 6, 7b (m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR, Province Antsiranana, Ampasindava, Forêt d'Ambilanivy, 3.9 km 181° S Ambaliha, 13.79861°S, 48.16167°E, 600m, rainforest, Malaise trap, 4–9 March 2001, coll. B.L. Fisher et al., collection code: BLF03251; CASENT0081523; CASC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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: 8 times found in rainforest, 16 times found in Uapaca woodland, 11 times found in tropical dry forest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 6 times found in open secondary vegetation, 1 times found in in forest, 1 times found in Shrubland, 1 times found in in dry forest, 2 times found in across sandy trail in dwarf litoral forest, 3 times found in disturbed dry forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 16 times ex soil, 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times under stone, 2 times ground forager(s), 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times under rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Malaise trap, 10 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, 2 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 1 times hand netted, 3 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 3 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 1 times 20 sardines baits, at bait on ground, 1 times Malaise, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1494 meters, 571 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Ravavy miafina: casent0081523



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