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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) mainty   Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2018 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus mainty Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2018 10.11646/zootaxa.4438.1.1 PDF: 41, figs. 12B, 13B, 28, 36 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Holotype worker. Madagascar: Province Toamasina, Montagne d'Anjanaharibe, 19.5 km 27° NNE Ambinanitelo, -15.17833, 49.635, 1100 m, ex rotten log, montane rainforest, 12–16 Mar 2003 (Fisher, Griswold et al.) collection code: BLF08192, specimen code: CASENT0497845 (CASC) Secondary type information: Paratypes. 6 minor and 8 major workers with same data as holotype but with specimen codes: minors: CASENT0497841, CASENT0497844, CASENT0804669, CASENT0804670, CASENT0804671, CASENT0804672; majors: CASENT0497842, CASENT0497843, CASENT0804673, CASENT0804674, CASENT0804675, CASENT0804676, CASENT0804677, CASENT0804678 (CASC, BMNH, MHNG, PBZT) 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: 21 times found in montane rainforest, 18 times found in high altitude rainforest, 9 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 10 times found in mixed tropical forest, 7 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in open area near stream, 1 times found in montane shrubland, 1 times found in coastal scrub, 2 times found in forest edge, open area, 1 times found in rainforest along river, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex rotten log, 3 times ex rotten tree stump, 4 times on low vegetation, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times ex rotten branch on ground, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times ex root mat, ground layer.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 44 times Malaise trap, 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 5 times beating low vegetation, 4 times Malaise, 1 times ex beating of trees, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 2000 meters, 1119 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1990-12-05 and 2010-02-25

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus mainty: casent0497845; paratype of Camponotus mainty: casent0497841, casent0497842, casent0804678

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