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Species: Camponotus planatus   Roger, 1863 

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See Also:

Camponotus planatus_cf, Camponotus planatus acaciae, Camponotus planatus colombicus, Camponotus planatus continentis, Camponotus planatus contonentis, Camponotus planatus esdras

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

4 subspecies

Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) planatus Roger, 1863a PDF: 148 (s.w.q.m.) CUBA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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On 2012-06-06 16:12:31 Eli Sarnat modified References
On 2012-06-06 16:09:32 Eli Sarnat modified Biology
On 2012-06-06 16:08:27 Eli Sarnat modified Distribution

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 57 times found in tropical moist forest, 38 times found in montane wet forest, 22 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 24 times found in lowland wet forest, 23 times found in 2º wet forest, 10 times found in tropical rainforest, 6 times found in Port of entry, 9 times found in mesophil forest, 4 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 1 times found in 20m from La Selva Gate, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 80 times Beating, 26 times search, 35 times Baiting, 30 times MiniWinkler, 29 times Malaise, 24 times Sweeping, 6 times hand collecting, 7 times Foggin, 6 times fogging, 0 times Dead branch, 4 times MaxiWinkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 2 - 1500 meters, 332 meters average

Type specimens:

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