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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) chrislaini   Rasoamanana & Fisher, 2022 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Camponotus chrislaini Rasoamanana & Fisher, 2022 10.3897/zookeys.1081.71872 PDF: 200, figs. 2D, 7C-D, 41D, 59 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Province Antsiranana, Forêt d’Andavakoera, 21.4 km 75° ENE Ambilobe, 4.6 km 356° N Betsiaka, –13.11833, 49.23, 425 m, rainforest, ex rotten log, 16.xii.2003, collection code: BLF10296 (B.L. Fisher and the Madagascar Biodiversity Center team). Primary type depository: CAS. Primary type specimen: CASENT0498999. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 9 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: CAS. Secondary type specimens: CASENT0499000, CASENT0499001, CASENT0499002 (3 workers per pin). 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: 21 times found in rainforest, 11 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in dry forest, 3 times found in disturbed dry forest, 1 times found in montane forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times ex rotten log, 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, bamboo, 2 times under stone, 2 times sifted litter, 2 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times ex dead tree stump.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap, 2 Malaise traps, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 980 meters, 424 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1990-11-19 00:00:00.0 and 2013-10-15 00:00:00.0

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