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Species: Crematogaster rasoherinae   Forel, 1891 

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Crematogaster rasoherinae brunneola

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Crematogaster rasoherinae Forel, 1891c PDF: 194 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. "Madagascar, Toamasina (Tamatave), 18°09.28'S, 49°24.76'E, 20m, ex dead twig above ground, urban gardens, 16.ii.2007, coll. Fisher et al. BLF16755." California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA, USA (CASC). CASENT0120911. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1912l: 164 (q.m.).
Senior synonym of Crematogaster rasoherinae brunneola, Crematogaster voeltzkowi: Blaimer, 2012 PDF: 38 (Neotype designation; syntype specimens destroyed during World War II).


Malagasy Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles

Distribution Notes:

Inner Seychelles: Mahé, Silhouette.


Endemic to the Malagasy Subregion. Recorded from Madagascar.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 61 times found in littoral rainforest, 59 times found in rainforest, 38 times found in tropical dry forest, 21 times found in urban/garden, 27 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 16 times found in coastal scrub, 9 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 9 times found in dry forest, 9 times found in Disturbed montane rainforest, 9 times found in transition forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 27 times beating low vegetation, 21 times Malaise trap, 2 times 9 maxi winks, 13 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 4 times Malaise, 5 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times 7 maxi winks, 3 times beating, 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 1382 meters, 213 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Crematogaster voeltzkowi: casent0101615; neotype: casent0120911

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