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Species: Camponotus zavo   Rakotonirina et al., 2016 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus zavo Rakotonirina et al., 2016 10.3897/zookeys.572.7177 PDF: 146, figs. 5B, 10C, 17C-D, 18A-B, 33, 48 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Province Fianarantsoa, Forêt Classée Vatovavy, 7.6 km 122º Kianjavato, –21.4, 47.94, 175 m, rainforest, on low vegetation, 6–8 Jun 2005, BLF12401, coll. B.L. Fisher et al.; CASENT0060040; CASC 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: 9 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in forest edge, open area, 2 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in disturbed gallery montane forest, 1 times found in forest edge, mixed tropical forest, open area, 1 times found in high altitude rainforest, 1 times found in Low altitude rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 1 times found in tropical forest, 1 times found in Galery forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex dead twig above ground, 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times ex dead branch above ground, 1 times ex dead branch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Malaise, 4 times Malaise trap, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise, canopy trap, 1 times 03 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times arboreal collecting; Transect 1b.

Elevations: collected from 85 - 1520 meters, 797 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1992-11-23 and 2012-12-12

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus zavo: casent0060041; paratype of Camponotus zavo: casent0060040

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