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Species: Camponotus sayi   Emery, 1893 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Camponotus sayi Emery, 1893k PDF: 679, pl. 22, figs. 27, 28 (s.w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 343 (s.w.).
Combination in Camponotus (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a PDF: 266; in Camponotus (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1920b PDF: 257.
See also: Snelling, 1988 PDF: 72.

Distribution:

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

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Mesquite woodland, 2 times found in oak woodland, 3 times found in Live oak woodland, 2 times found in oak woods, 1 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in pine/oak woodland, 1 times found in Mesquite-acacia woodland, 1 times found in tan oak woodland, 2 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 1 times found in chaparral, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times dead branch, 1 times under bark of Quercus emoryi, 2 times on mesquite, 1 times nest in dead oak trunk, 1 times nest in dead branch Quercus wiczlezenii, 1 times large dead branch, 1 times in dead tan oak branch, 1 times in dead stick, 1 times in dead oak branch, 1 times in dead branch Q. lobata, 1 times ex dead branch Quercus emoryi, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting, 3 times search, 1 times at bait.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1950 meters, 873 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus sayi: casent0905408, casent0905409



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