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Species: Camponotus (Myrmosericus) aurosus   Roger, 1863 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus aurosus Roger, 1863a PDF: 134 (w.) MAURITIUS. Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mauritius, Reunion
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Mauritius: Calebasses, Corps de Garde, Grand Bassin, Le Pouce. Endemic to the Malagasy Subregion. Recorded from Réunion.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus aurosus   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: 36-37, (download) 36-37 6734
Camponotus aurosus nov. sp.  Roger, J., 1863, Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses, nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegeben Beschreibungen., Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7, pp. 131-214: 134, (download) 134 4101

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in disturbed rainforest, 1 times found in Low 1/2 wet, protected area, 1 times found in primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex rotten log, 2 times ground nest, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times under stone, 1 times Close to the forest road, 1 times on tree trunk(s), 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 04 M013, 1 times DS, NRa BB6, 1 times DS, SBa 1125, 1 times nr. summit, 04 M0L3.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 750 meters, 588 meters average

Type specimens: type of Camponotus aurosus: casent0104620

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