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Species: Camponotus semitestaceus   Snelling, 1970 

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Camponotus semitestaceus_cf, Camponotus semitestaceus_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) semitestaceus Snelling, 1970 PDF: 396 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Camponotus maculatus vicinus semitestaceus Emery, 1893k PDF: 672; unavailable name.].


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in oak woodland, 12 times found in chaparral, 10 times found in pine/oak woodland, 3 times found in grassland, 6 times found in chapparal, 3 times found in sagebrush-riparian vegetation, 4 times found in coastal scrub, 2 times found in Sarcobatus scrub, 2 times found in disturbed grassland, 1 times found in pinyon/juniper woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times nest under rock, 11 times under stone, 4 times under rock, 3 times on ground, 6 times ground nest, 2 times sagebrush, 1 times ground foragers at night, 2 times stray workers, 1 times foragers on oak, 2 times stray foragers, 4 times ex live oak tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 40 times hand collecting, 9 times Search, 3 times hand coll., 4 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times bait, 1 times general collecting, 1 times Buried can traps, 1 times collected by hand.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2290 meters, 638 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus maculatus vicinus semitestaceus: casent0905196, casent0905197

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