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Species: Camponotus simulans   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

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

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1944 PDF: 17 (s.).

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

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 Pitfall trap, 5 days, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 103 - 1215 meters, 937 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus simulans: casent0909952



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