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Species: Camponotus leydigi   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus leydigi Forel, 1886h PDF: 169 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Camponotus nobilis: Emery, 1925d PDF: 153.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Alto Paraná, Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Guairá, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus leydigi   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus leydigi n. sp.  Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 39-41, (download) 39-41 3923

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in secondgrowth rainforest, 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in field, 1 times found in roadside edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times general collecting, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times foragers on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 1 times porch light, 2 times direct collection, 0 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 600 meters, 191 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus leydigi: casent0910625; type of Camponotus leydigi: focol2484

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