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

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus sada Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2018 10.11646/zootaxa.4438.1.1 PDF: 52, figs. 8A, 33, 41 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Holotype worker. Madagascar: Province Antsiranana, Forêt d’Andavakoera, 21.4 km 75° ENE Ambilobe; 4.6 km 356° N Betsiaka, -13.11833, 49.23, 425 m, rainforest, under stone, 16 Dec 2003 (B.L. Fisher et al.) collection code: BLF10346, specimen code: CASENT0498916 (CASC) Secondary type information: Paratypes. 8 minor and 5 major workers with same data as holotype but with specimen codes: minors: CASENT0498917, CASENT0498918, CASENT0804651, CASENT0804652, CASENT0804654, CASENT0804655, CASENT0804657, CASENT0804658; majors: CASENT0498919, CASENT0498920, CASENT0498921, CASENT0804653, CASENT0804656 (CASC, BMNH, MHNG, MSNG, PBZT) 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: 24 times found in tropical dry forest, 5 times found in rainforest.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times beating low vegetation, 3 times Malaise trap, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 3 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, 1 times EF37 general collecting night.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 425 meters, 233 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2001-02-10 and 2004-12-06

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus sada: casent0498916; paratype of Camponotus sada: casent0498917, casent0498918, casent0498919, casent0498921



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