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Species: Camponotus clarithorax   Creighton, 1950 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus caryae subsp. clarithorax Creighton, 1950a PDF: 386 (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Camponotus marginatus discolor clarithorax Emery, 1893k PDF: 678; unavailable name.].
Raised to species: Smith, 1951c PDF: 844.
See also: Snelling, 1988 PDF: 61.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68

Camponotus clarithorax CreightonHNS 1950a

E2 [endemic to California floristic province (Hickman, 1993)]

Based on unavailable name clarithorax EmeryHNS 1893k.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in oak woodland, 1 times found in pine/oak woodland, 4 times found in coastal oak woodland, 4 times found in lightly wooded suburb, 3 times found in chaparral, 1 times found in coastal sage scrub, 1 times found in coastal strand/dune, 1 times found in pine woodland, 3 times found in live-oak grassland, 1 times found in riparian woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times ex live oak tree, 1 times ex branch of Q. tomentella, 3 times on tree trunk, 1 times nest in dead wood on ground, 1 times nest in branch of Quercus pacifica, 1 times nest in dead oak stump, 1 times in dead pine wood, 1 times in dead oak branch, 1 times ex dead branch of salix, 2 times ex dead branch of Quercus pacifica, 1 times ex dead branch of Baccharis pilularis, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times hand collecting, 2 times hand coll., 4 times stick trap, 1 times search, 1 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS).

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1761 meters, 345 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus marginatus discolor clarithorax: casent0905406, casent0905407

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