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Species: Camponotus vestitus   (Smith, 1858) 

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See Also:

Camponotus vestitus anthracinus, Camponotus vestitus bombycinus, Camponotus vestitus comptus, Camponotus vestitus intuens, Camponotus vestitus lujai, Camponotus vestitus pectitus, Camponotus vestitus perpectitus, Camponotus vestitus strophiatus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Taxon Page Images:

Camponotus vestitus. Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Cape Town, South Africa; 18 May 2016. Photos and collection by Philip Herbst.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Grassland, 2 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in Coega Bontveld, 1 times found in Fynbos.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Hand collected, 1 times pooter, 1 times Rotten animal carcass, 1 times Human dung day trap, 1 times Human dung night trap, 1 times Human dung trap.

Elevations: collected from 70 - 1200 meters, 670 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Formica vestita: casent0903234; type of Formica vestita: focol2947

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