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Species: Adetomyrma venatrix   Ward, 1994 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Adetomyrma venatrix Ward, 1994 PDF: 161, figs. 1-7, 12, 13, 18, 24, 30, 36, 41 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Zombitse Forest, along Route Nationale 7, 15 km E Sakaraha, 22°54'S, 44°41'E, 15, 760 m, tropical dry forest, ex rotten log, ii.1993, PSW#11932, coll. P. S. Ward." Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (MCZC). MCZTYPE34786. http://www.antweb.org/specimen/MCZTYPE34786 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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Malagasy Region: Madagascar

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Adetomyrma venatrix sp. n.  Ward, P. S., 1994, Adetomyrma, an enigmatic new ant genus from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), and its implications for ant phylogeny., Systematic Entomology 19, pp. 159-175: 161-167, (download) 161-167 2959 GoogleMaps
Adetomyrma gen. n.  Ward, P. S., 1994, Adetomyrma, an enigmatic new ant genus from Madagascar (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), and its implications for ant phylogeny., Systematic Entomology 19, pp. 159-175: 160-161, (download) 160-161 2959

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in tropical dry forest, 6 times found in spiny deciduous forest, 5 times found in deciduous spiny forest, 1 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 1 times found in gallery forest, 2 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in transition forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Malaise trap, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise trap 1, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times 7 MaxiWinks, mixed samples.

Elevations: collected from 177 - 1300 meters, 774 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: mcztype34786; paratype: casent0101400, casent0172771, casent0249634, casent0260442



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