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Species: Crematogaster alafara   Blaimer, 2013 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Crematogaster alafara Blaimer, 2013b PDF: 17, fig. 6 (w.q.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, P.N. Ranomafana, Sahamaloatra, 6.6 km 310° NW Ranomafana, 21º14.2’S, 47º23.8’E, 1150 m, ex rotten log, montane rainforest, 31 Mar. 2003, coll. Fisher et al., BLF08619; CASENT0492837; CASC. AntCat AntWiki

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: 4 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in montane shrubland, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex rotten log, 3 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times GC, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 1360 meters, 1146 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Crematogaster alafara: casent0492837; Paratype: sam-hym-c027954; paratype of Crematogaster alafara: casent0317785, casent0317786, casent0317787



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