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Species: Camponotus rufipes   (Fabricius, 1775) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Formica rufipes Fabricius, 1775 PDF: 391 (s.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1858a PDF: 44 (w.); Mayr, 1862 PDF: 663 (q.m.); Goni, et al., 1983: 366 (k.); Mariano, et al., 2001: 268 (k.).
Senior synonym of Camponotus herrichi: Roger, 1861b PDF: 164; of Camponotus merdicola: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 250; Forel, 1895b PDF: 104; of Camponotus alpina, Camponotus cajurensis, Camponotus magnifica, Camponotus subrufescens: Hashmi, 1973b: 52.


(based on species list records)
Neotropical Region: Amazonas, Americas, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Corrientes, Córdoba, Distrito Capital, French Guiana, Guyana, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Miranda, Paraguay, Paraná, Presidente Hayes, Salta, Santa Cruz, South America, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Amambay, Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Itapúa, Misiones, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus rufipes   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus rufipes   Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312: 310, (download) 310 4029
Camponotus rufipes   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 663, (download) 663 4445
Camponotus rufipes   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 160, (download) 160 4001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 1 times found in university campus, 0 times found in Yard in the urban area.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Clearing, 0 times Pasture, 1 times nest in soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times nest in soil, 0 times Winkler, 1 times Hand, 0 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 1200 - 1400 meters, 1300 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus rufipes alpina: casent0905366, casent0905367; syntype of Camponotus rufipes magnifica: casent0910358, casent0910359; syntype of Camponotus rufipes subrufescens: casent0911814

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