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Species: Camponotus floridanus   (Buckley, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Formica floridana Buckley, 1866 PDF: 161 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423 (q.m.).
Revived status as species: Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 325.
Senior synonym of Camponotus yankee: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423.
Junior synonym of Camponotus atriceps: Hashmi, 1973b: 82.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus abdominalis: Deyrup & Trager, 1986 PDF: 219.
Revived status as species: Deyrup, Johnson, Wheeler & Wheeler, 1989 PDF: 100.

Distribution:


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mangroves, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in Mixed- hardwood forest, 0 times found in Pine-palmetto, 1 times found in hammock, 1 times found in in grass tussock, 0 times found in Mixed pine- oak forest, 0 times found in mixed subtropical forest, 0 times found in Base of plam fronds, 0 times found in Palm- hardwood forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest, cam times Luer house, mangrove-lined bay edge, backed by hammock on shell mound. 1744, 1 times turkey oak woods. Diurnal stray, camponotus workers moving from base of palm tree out int times palm/oak hammock, 1846, 1 times in dead wood, 1 times foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 0 times Dead pine branch, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times log stage 3, in hammock, 0 times log stage 5, 0 times Stony coral soil, 0 times Base of palm fronds, 1 times sweeping, 0 times Dead branch of W.I. mahogany, 0 times Under garbage can, 0 times Dead stick on ground, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 20 meters, 8 meters average

Type specimens:



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