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Species: Camponotus coloratus   Forel, 1904 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus melanoticus var. colorata Forel, 1904d PDF: 49 (s.w.q.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Wild, 2007B PDF: 49.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Boquerón

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in moist forest and second growth veg., 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in roadside vegetation, 1 times found in semi-desert, dry scrub, 1 times found in wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low veg., at night., 1 times clay loam soil nest in large rotten stump, brood, females in nest, 1 times under stone, 1 times Sweep sample of roadside vegetation., 1 times pasture at night, 1 times nest under stone in open grassy area, 1 times foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 800 meters, 273 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus coloratus: casent0910024; paralectotype of Camponotus coloratus: casent0910025

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