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Species: Camponotus tortuganus   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus maculatus subsp. tortuganus Emery, 1895d PDF: 336 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 310 (s.q.m.).
Subspecies of Camponotus picipes: Emery, 1920b PDF: 233.
Raised to species: Wheeler, 1932a PDF: 13; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 380; Wilson, 1964b PDF: 12.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in coastal scrub, 1 times found in in house, 0 times found in on palm, on trees and on irrigation lines, Four Seasons Nursery, 1 times found in coastal hammock, 1 times found in inside building, 1 times found in Mixed subtropical forest, 1 times found in Palm-Hardwood Forest, 1 times found in palmetto prairie, 1 times found in pine flatwoods, 1 times found in edge of mangrove, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 00 times within dead tree branches near dock, 14, 1 times nest in box of clothes, 1 times in house, 1 times nest in twig on ground, 00 times found this allate lodged in window on tourist boat from Key West, 9, 1 times under loose bark pine stump, 1 times under loose bark in open grassy area, 1 times nest in dead pine trunk, 1 times log stage 4, 1 times log stage 2, 1 times in sand under bark, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 1 times manually collected, 1 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 20 meters, 10 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus tortuganus: casent0905263

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