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Species: Camponotus eugeniae   Forel, 1879 

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See Also:

Camponotus eugeniae_nr, Camponotus eugeniae amplior

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus micans r. Eugeniae Forel, 1879a PDF: 78 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1886h PDF: 174 (q.); Arnold, 1924 PDF: 687 (m.).
Raised to species: Forel, 1886h PDF: 174; Emery, 1895i PDF: 50.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus eugeniae amplior.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus eugeniae   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 44, (download) 44 3923
Camponotus eugeniae   Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 36, (download) 36 3788

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in grassland, 3 times found in Urban garden in grassland, 3 times found in Cultives, 3 times found in Gallery For., 2 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Open Miombo Woodland, 2 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 2 times found in Closed Miombo Woodland, 1 times found in Riverine forest on banks of Zambezi River, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times leaf litter, 2 times Soil / Leaf Litter, 1 times on tree.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Hand collected, 7 times Pitfall trap, 5 times Hand, 3 times Winkler, 1 times Bait.

Elevations: collected from 165 - 1490 meters, 895 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus eugeniae: casent0910316, casent0910317

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