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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) descarpentriesi   Santschi, 1926 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) descarpentriesi Santschi, 1926b PDF: 263 (s.w.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR: Province Antananarivo: Massif de l’Ankaratra, Ambahona, -20.04, 47.19165, 1800 m (J. Descarpentries); CASENT0101206; NHMB AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 96; Rakotonirina et al., 2017 10.11646/zootaxa.4238.2.2 PDF: 231 (redescription).
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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 grassland, 1 times found in ericoid thicket.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex Phellolophium madagascariense, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating vegetation, 1 times 9 Maxi winklers, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 tube sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 cup sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 1670 - 2000 meters, 1755 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-01-18 and 2006-04-15

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus descarpentriesi: casent0101206; paralectotype of Camponotus descarpentriesi: casent0101202, casent0101203, casent0101204, casent0101205; Syntype: sam-ent-011991



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