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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) hova

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

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, 18 times found in urban/garden, 21 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 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 Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 8 times at light, 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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