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Species: Pheidole ambohimanga   Salata & Fisher, 2020 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole ambohimanga Salata & Fisher, 2020b 10.3897/zookeys.949.51269 PDF: 32, figs. 20A–F, 63B, 65B (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Antananarivo, Ambohimanga, -18.76036, 47.56372, 1294 m., 8.ix.2015, BLF37302 (B.L. Fisher). Primary type depository: CASC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0720924. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paratype major worker, 2 paratype minor workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: CASC, MHNG. Secondary type specimen: CASENT0923279, CASENT0720925. 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: 2 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in park/garden, 2 times found in disturbed montane rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, in tsingy.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex rotten log, 2 times under rootmat, litter on rock, 1 times ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 10 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 1460 meters, 1293 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2001-02-10 00:00:00.0 and 2015-10-03 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Pheidole ambohimanga: casent0720924; paratype of Pheidole ambohimanga: casent0923279; paratypes of Pheidole ambohimanga: casent0720925

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