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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) mg053

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 189 times found in rainforest, 41 times found in montane rainforest, 30 times found in tropical dry forest, 31 times found in littoral rainforest, 18 times found in dry forest, 8 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 5 times found in Uapaca forest, 6 times found in montane forest, 7 times found in disturbed dry forest, 3 times found in montane shrubland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 194 times ex rotten log, 41 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 15 times ex dead branch above ground, 9 times ex dead twig above ground, 11 times ex rotten stick on ground, 7 times ex dead tree stump, 7 times under stone, 7 times ground nest, 4 times ex rotting tree stump, 4 times on low vegetation, 3 times ex rotten tree stump, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 44 times Malaise, 21 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 22 times Malaise trap, 8 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times beating low vegetation, 4 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 4 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 3 times 4 Malaise traps, 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times GC, 2 times MW 75 sample transect, 5,10m, ...

Elevations: collected from 9 - 1606 meters, 524 meters average

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