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Species: Camponotus fastigatus   Roger, 1863 

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See Also:

Camponotus fastigatus barbiculus, Camponotus fastigatus schmalzi, Camponotus fastigatus verae

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Camponotus fastigatus Roger, 1863b PDF: 5 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1903: 73 (q.); Forel, 1908 PDF: 403 (m.).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, French Guiana, Mexico, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus fastigatus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus fastigatus   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 42, (download) 42 3923

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 1 times found in bosque bajo, river edge, 1 times found in Plateau.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead branch hanging from tree, 1 times ex vine near roadside, 2 times beating vegetation, 1 times at lights, 1 times nest in stick, 1 times stray forager on tree trunk, 1 times nest in base of dead tree, 1 times lights at night, 1 times Leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times hand collecting, 4 times direct collection, 1 times Winkler48h.

Elevations: collected from 105 - 450 meters, 199 meters average

Type specimens:

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