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Species: Camponotus petersii   Emery, 1895 

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Camponotus petersii janus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus petersii Emery, 1895i PDF: 50, pl. 2, fig. 28 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1914d PDF: 254 (s.); Arnold, 1924 PDF: 684 (q.m.).
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus petersii janus.

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus petersii n. sp.  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
Camponotus petersii   Forel, A., 1910, Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 421-458: 451, (download) 451 4026

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in grassland, 2 times found in Gold Reef Mountain Bushveld, 5 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 2 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 2 times found in Lydenburgia - Vitex Open Woodland on hillslope (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Protea - Tristachya Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Sclerocarya-Boscia-Acacia tortilis Open to Closed Woodland Mosaic, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Hand collected, 13 times Pitfall trap, 4 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1690 meters, 1268 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus petersii: casent0905363



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