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Species: Crematogaster (Crematogaster) tavaratra   Blaimer, 2013 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Crematogaster tavaratra Blaimer, 2013a PDF: 23, figs. 28, 29 (w.q.m.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Madagascar: Prov. Antsiranana, Forêt Orangea, 3.6 km. 128° SE Remena, 90 m., 12°16’S, 49°22’E, 22-28.ii.2001, littoral forest. ex dead twig above ground, BLF3207 (B.L. Fisher, et al.). Type-depository: CASC. Type-specimen: CASENT0436456. 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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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 littoral rainforest, 6 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in Disturbed tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rot pocket above ground, 1 times ex dead branch above ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Mini-winkler, MW 25 sample transect, 10m, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 225 meters, 78 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2001-02-22 and 2016-03-11

Type specimens: Holotype of Crematogaster tavaratra: casent0436456; paratype of Crematogaster tavaratra: casent0317674, casent0317675, casent0317676



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