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Species: Camponotus schaefferi   Wheeler, 1909 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus schaefferi Wheeler, 1909e PDF: 88 (s.w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 344 (s.).
Combination in Camponotus (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1920b PDF: 257; in Camponotus (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a PDF: 266; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 371.


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

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in oak-pine-juniper woodland, 1 times found in oak-juniper woodland in canyon bottom, 2 times found in oak foothills, 2 times found in oak-juniper-pine woodland, 1 times found in oak-pine woodland, 1 times found in Desert canyon forest, 1 times found in dry oak-dominated woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in dead oak branch, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times on tree, 1 times under rock, 1 times ground forager.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times hand collected, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 1270 - 2000 meters, 1677 meters average

Type specimens:

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