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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) ramamy   Blaimer, 2013 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Crematogaster ramamy Blaimer, 2013b PDF: 48, fig. 19 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Mahajanga, Antanambezo, 20 m., -14.87893°S, 47.97712°E, 20.iv.2008, BLF20074, mangrove, on low vegetation (B.L. Fisher, et al.). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0317780. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 4 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: MCZC, MHNG, SAMC, UCDC. 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: 8 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in mangrove, 2 times found in savannah shrubland, 7 times found in montane rainforest, 4 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 4 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in urban/garden, 2 times found in gallery forest, TS1, 1 times found in dry deciduous forest, SC2, 1 times found in beach dunes.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on low vegetation, 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 3 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex live liana above ground, 1 times under moss, above ground, 1 times foragers, 1 times forager, 1 times ex suspended branch resting in crux of trunk, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times malaise trap, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, 3 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times MW 25 sample transect,10m, 3 times GC, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times 9 maxi winks, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 trap, 1 times PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m, ...

Elevations: collected from 18 - 1654 meters, 280 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1990-12-08 00:00:00.0 and 2019-07-13 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Crematogaster ramamy: casent0317780; Paratype: sam-hym-c027953; paratype of Crematogaster ramamy: casent0317781, casent0317782, casent0317783

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