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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) efitra   Rakotonirina et al., 2017 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Camponotus efitra Rakotonirina et al., 2017 10.11646/zootaxa.4238.2.2 PDF: 221, figs. 8B, 9B, 12, 20 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: MADAGASCAR: Province Toliara: Réserve Spéciale de Cap Sainte Marie, 12.3 km 262° W Marovato, -25.58167, 45.16833, 200 m, spiny forest/thicket, ex dead tree stump, 11–15 Feb 2002 (Fisher, Griswold et al.) collection code: BLF05584; CASENT0453926; CASC AntCat AntWiki
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 25 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 5 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in dense dry forest, 2 times found in Bush, 2 times found in deciduous dry forest, 1 times found in spiny bush, 1 times found in spiny forest.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times Malaise, 4 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 5 times beating low vegetation, 4 times Malaise trap, 4 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 230 meters, 139 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2001-10-12 00:00:00.0 and 2011-02-21 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus efitra: casent0453926; paratype of Camponotus efitra: casent0453927, casent0763879, casent0763880, casent0763881, casent0763882

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