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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) kelleri   Forel, 1886 

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Camponotus kelleri invalidus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus kelleri Forel, 1886h PDF: 186 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus (Mayria): Emery, 1925d PDF: 123.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus kelleri n. sp.  Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 56-57, (download) 56-57 3923
Camponotus kelleri   Forel, A., 1891, Histoire naturelle des Hymenopteres. Deuxieme partie: Les Formicides., Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique de Madagascar., Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, pp. 1-231: 62-63, (download) 62-63 6734

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in coffee plantation, 3 times found in roadside, 4 times found in disturbed littoral rainforest, 1 times found in urban/garden, 2 times found in littoral rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in urban garden, 1 times found in littoral vegetation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times on low vegetation, 5 times ex rotten log, 3 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex root mat, ground layer, 1 times under tree bark, live tree, 1 times under rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 498 meters, 58 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1989-05-01 and 2013-10-15

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