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Species: Camponotus brettesi   Forel, 1899 

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Camponotus brettesi_cf, Camponotus brettesi canalis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus brettesi Forel, 1899i PDF: 141 (w.) GUATEMALA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus brettesi canalis.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 8 times found in SSO 350m, 6 times found in lowland rainforest, 5 times found in CCL 400, 2 times found in CCL 700m., 2 times found in CCL 840M, 1 times found in scrub veg., pasture edge, 3 times found in SSO 450m, 3 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in Sura 700m, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times beating vegetation, 5 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex live herb stem, 1 times recent treefall, 1 times Nest in branch on ground, 1 times in fresh treefall, 2 times Collecting in recent (< 1week) treefall. A large dead snag fell, bringing a lar, strays on treetrunks near main house; beach edge. times 3435-s, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times interceptada en procedimiento cuarentenario. (No establecida), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 39 times Fogging, 10 times search, 8 times Malaise, 4 times beating, 2 times beating low vegetation, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times miniWinkler, 1 times mostly beating vegetation, some hand collections from treefall, 1 times beating vegetation (3 hours), 1 times Colecta manual, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1060 meters, 145 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus brettesi: casent0910686; paralectotype of Camponotus brettesi: casent0910687; syntype of Camponotus brettesi: casent0903621

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