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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) hova   Forel, 1891 

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Camponotus hova_cf01, Camponotus hova becki, Camponotus hova boivini, Camponotus hova cemeryi, Camponotus hova fairmairei, Camponotus hova fulvus, Camponotus hova hovahovoides, Camponotus hova hovoides, Camponotus hova luteolus, Camponotus hova maculatoides, Camponotus hova mixtellus, Camponotus hova obscuratus, Camponotus hova pictiventris, Camponotus hova radamae

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

11 subspecies

Camponotus maculatus r. hova Forel, 1891c PDF: 35 (s.w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history


Inner Seychelles: L'Islette, Round, Thérèse, North, Aride, Cousin, Curieuse – Aldabra Group: Aldabra. Endemic to the Malagasy Subregion. Recorded from Madagascar and Juan de Nova.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 34 times found in deciduous dry forest, 35 times found in tropical dry forest, 28 times found in rainforest, 21 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 18 times found in urban/garden, 17 times found in gallery forest, 8 times found in coastal dry forest scrub, 11 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 6 times found in littoral rainforest, 10 times found in spiny forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 69 times Malaise trap, 16 times Malaise, 1 times Baiting, 25 index card, 10m, 8 times at light, 8 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 8 times Pitfall trap, 6 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 2 times 4 Malaise traps, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times beating low vegetation, 4 times EH19 Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1410 meters, 198 meters average

Type specimens:

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