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Species: Camponotus buttikeri   Arnold, 1958 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) buttikeri Arnold, 1958 PDF: 126, fig. 7 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland, 6 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 5 times found in Heavily grazed grassland, 2 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 2 times found in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Bushclumps in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Lydenburgia - Vitex Open Woodland on hillslope (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Closed canopy Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Pitfall trap, 9 times Hand collected, 1 times Pitfall trap, 3 week, 1 times Sweepnet / Fogging.

Elevations: collected from 951 - 1950 meters, 1479 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011888, sam-hym-c001823; paratype of Camponotus buttikeri: casent0903526

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