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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) strangulatus   Santschi, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Camponotus maculatus st. strangulatus Santschi, 1911e PDF: 129, fig. 3 (s.w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Camponotus maculatoides: Emery, 1920d 10.5281/zenodo.25547 PDF: 6.
[Emery gives Camponotus strangulatus as the junior synonym of Camponotus maculatoides but the former name has priority: Bolton, 1995b: 125.].
Raised to species: Olson & Ward, 1996 PDF: 164.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Juan de Nova Island, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 48 times found in deciduous dry forest, 64 times found in tropical dry forest, 56 times found in dry forest, 39 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 36 times found in dry deciduous forest, 31 times found in spiny forest, 25 times found in rainforest, 25 times found in gallery forest, 26 times found in montane rainforest, 19 times found in urban/garden, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 72 times ex rotten log, 14 times ex dead branch above ground, 11 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 14 times ground forager(s), 10 times ex rotten stick on ground, 9 times on low vegetation, 8 times under stone, 2 times under rotten log, 1 times ex coconut shell on ground, 4 times ground nest, 4 times ex dead twig above ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 170 times Malaise trap, 115 times Malaise, 22 times at light, 7 times Malaise, 1 trap, 10 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 6 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 9 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 6 times ER28 Malaise trap, 4 times GC, 6 times EH19 Malaise trap, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2150 meters, 232 meters average

Type specimens:

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