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Species: Crematogaster (Orthocrema) telolafy   Blaimer, 2012 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Crematogaster telolafy Blaimer, 2012b PDF: 53, fig. 29 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toliara: P.N. Zombitse: -22.84333, 44.71000, 770m, tropical dry forest, sifted litter, 5–9.ii.2003, coll. B.L.Fisher et al., BLF07510(19); CASENT0032779; CASC AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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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: 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in tropical dry forest on Tsingy, 1 times found in gallery forest, 1 times found in Uapaca woodland, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 1 times found in Spiny forest/thicket ex dead tree stump.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1495 meters, 571 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1991-01-04 and 2010-02-03

Type specimens: Holotype of Crematogaster telolafy: casent0032779; Paratype: sam-hym-c024758

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