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Species: Camponotus simulans   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus simulans Forel, 1910e PDF: 28, pl. 1, fig. 4 (w.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1944 PDF: 17 (s.).


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: Central Namib) times found in Desert (VEGTYPE, 2 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Entre les mandibules d'une worker (?) de C. mystaceus v. exsanguis.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collected, 2 times Pitfall trap, 5 days.

Elevations: collected from 103 - 1215 meters, 668 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus simulans: casent0909952

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