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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) raina   Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2018 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus raina Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2018 10.11646/zootaxa.4438.1.1 PDF: 47, figs. 5B, 6A, 31, 39 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Holotype worker. Madagascar: Province Antsiranana, Forêt d'Andavakoera, 21.4 km 75° ENE Ambilobe; 4.6 km 356° N Betsiaka, -13.11833, 49.23, 425 m, ex rotten log, rainforest 16 Dec 2003 (B.L. Fisher et al.) BLF10292, CASENT0499051 (CASC) Secondary type information: Paratypes. 8 minor and 6 major workers with same data as holotype but with specimen codes: minors: CASENT0499049, CASENT0499050, CASENT0804659, CASENT0804660, CASENT0804661, CASENT0804662, CASENT0804663, CASENT0804664; majors: CASENT0499052, CASENT0499053, CASENT0804665, CASENT0804666, CASENT0804667, CASENT0804668 (CASC, BMNH, MHNG, MSNG, PBZT) AntCat AntWiki
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times ex rotten log, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 550 meters, 385 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2003-12-01 and 2004-12-01

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus raina: casent0499051; paratype of Camponotus raina: casent0499049, casent0499052, casent0499053



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