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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) mg056

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Malagasy

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 22 times found in transition forest, 33 times found in spiny forest, 19 times found in tropical dry forest, 23 times found in Deciduous dry forest, 19 times found in dense dry forest, 23 times found in dry deciduous forest, 18 times found in secondary forest on white sandy area, 6 times found in forest, 10 times found in coastal scrub, 8 times found in Lowland coastal, coraline island, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 19 times ex rotten log, 15 times ground forager(s), 7 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 8 times under stone, 6 times on low vegetation, 5 times ex dead branch above ground, 5 times ex soil, 3 times ex rot pocket above ground, 4 times under rotten log, 2 times ex rotting tree stump, 2 times ex rotten stick on ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 139 times Malaise, 35 times Malaise trap, 8 times Pitfall trap, 1 times 6 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 5 times at light, 2 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 3 times Malaise, 1 trap, 1 times Baiting, 25 index card, 10m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 1 times winkler trap, 1 times beating, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1736 meters, 153 meters average

Type specimens: type of Camponotus (Myrmotrema) grandidieri var. comorensis: casent0104630, casent0104631; type of Camponotus maculatus r. fulvus var. comorensis: casent0104635, casent0104636

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