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Species: Camponotus ocreatus   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus maculatus subsp. ocreatus Emery, 1893k PDF: 673 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus (Myrmoturba): Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 561; in Camponotus (Camponotus): Emery, 1920b PDF: 255; in Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex): Creighton, 1950a PDF: 378.
Raised to species: Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 561.
Senior synonym of Camponotus primipilaris: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 378.


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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in high desert, 1 times found in Chihuahuan desert, 4 times found in Desert canyon forest, 3 times found in dry oak-dominated woodland w succulents/grasses, 1 times found in Overgrazed, broad wash with hackberry, acacias and mesquite., 1 times found in Chihuahuan desert scrub, 1 times found in desert, 1 times found in desert scrub, 1 times found in dry, scrubby oak/pine/juniper woodland, 1 times found in oak pine juniper woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times under rock, 2 times under stone, 2 times stray foragers, 3 times on oak tree, 1 times Under stone in coarse gravelly soil, in open., 1 times stray, 1 times nests and foragers on soil, 1 times night collecting; strays..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times hand collecting, 2 times Search, 1 times blacklight, 1 times direct collection, 1 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 500 - 1750 meters, 1302 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus ocreatus: casent0905194

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