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Species: Camponotus conspicuus   (Smith, 1858) 

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See Also:

Camponotus conspicuus inaequalis, Camponotus conspicuus sharpi, Camponotus conspicuus williamsi, Camponotus conspicuus zonatus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 4 valid subspecies

Formica conspicua Smith, 1858a PDF: 48 (q.) JAMAICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1917g PDF: 462 (s.w.m.).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Jamaica, Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in sandy beach.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times stray foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 390 meters, 196 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus conspicuus: casent0903652

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