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Species: Camponotus quercicola   Smith, 1954 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus (Camponotus) quercicola Smith, 1954b PDF: 211 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Gadau et al., 1999 PDF: 514.


  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: 7 times found in oak woodland, 4 times found in pine/oak woodland, 5 times found in live-oak grassland, 3 times found in dry, scrubby oak woodland, 2 times found in Quercus-Pinus-Pseudotsuga forest, 1 times found in Spruce-fir-pine forest, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in mid-alt hardwood/evergreen forest, 1 times found in mid-alt mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in mixed conifer forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times foragers on Quercus garryana at night, 5 times ex live oak tree, 3 times on tree trunk, 1 times on oak trunk, nocturnal, 2 times in branch of live oak tree, 2 times ex deciduous (not live) oak- unusual, 1 times stray workers, 1 times on tree trunk (Quercus agrifolia), 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times Messor nest midden, 1 times in newly felled live oak, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times hand collecting, 3 times pitfall trap, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1924 meters, 959 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000077037, fmnhins0000083095, fmnhins0000083096, fmnhins0000083097

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