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Species: Carebara sampi   Azorsa & Fisher, 2018 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Carebara sampi Azorsa & Fisher, 2018 10.3897/zookeys.767.21105 PDF: 127, figs. 62, 63, 69 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Holotype. (major worker), MADAGASCAR, Fianarantsoa, Parc National d’Isalo, Sahanafa River, 29.2 km 351° N Ranohira, -22.31333, 45.29167, 500 m, galery forest, 10–13.ii.2003, (Fisher, Griswold et al.). Collection code BLF07651, (CASC: CASENT0031265) Secondary type information: Paratypes: (9 major worker and 29 workers), with same data as holotype, 8 major workers (BMNH: CASENT0031260, CASC: CASENT0031268, CASENT0030374, CASENT0031267, CASENT0030481, CASENT0030407, CASENT0030441, MCZ: CASENT0030377), and 29 workers (BMNH: CASENT0030403, CASC: CASENT0030456, CASENT0031234, CASENT0031262, CASENT0031216, CASENT0030486, CASENT0031215, CASENT0031274, CASENT0030415, CASENT0030444, CASENT0030490, CASENT0030379, CASENT0030413, CASENT0030398, CASENT0030402, CASENT0030406, CASENT0030437, CASENT0030414, CASENT0030518, CASENT0030447, CASENT0030401, CASENT0030420, CASENT0031259, CASENT0030400, CASENT0031261, CASENT0030443, MCZ: CASENT0030409, MHNG: CASENT0030425, NHMB: CASENT0031272). 1 major worker with same data as holotype and collection code BLF07653, (CASC: CASENT0049730) AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in gallery forest, 2 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 6 times found in Savannah grassland, 1 times found in Uapaca woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 4 times sifted litter, 2 times with semi-deciduous vegetation, 2 times ex soil, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times pitfall trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 4 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 2 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 1 times PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1689 meters, 450 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1997-04-23 and 2012-02-28

Type specimens: Holotype of Carebara sampi: casent0031265; paratype: casent0030377, casent0030379, casent0030398, casent0030400, casent0030401, casent0030402, casent0030403, casent0030406, casent0030407, casent0030409, casent0030413, casent0030414, casent0030415, casent0030420, casent0030425, casent0030437, casent0030441, casent0030443, casent0030444, casent0030447, casent0030456, casent0030481, casent0030486, casent0030490, casent0030518, casent0031215, casent0031216, casent0031234, casent0031259, casent0031260, casent0031261, casent0031262, casent0031268, casent0031272, casent0031274; paratype of Carebara sampi: casent0030374, casent0031214, casent0031267

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