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Species: Camponotus cuneiscapus   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus cuneiscapus Forel, 1910e PDF: 29, pl. 1, fig. 2 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1924 PDF: 679 (q.).

Taxon Page Images:

Camponotus cuneiscapus - worker and queen. Salmanslaagte, Cederberg, South Africa; 16 June 2016. Photos by Philip Herbst; collections by Peter Slingsby


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Namibia, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295

56. - Camponotus (Camponotus) cuneiscapusHNS For.

Chez cette espece, les macrochetes du clypeus sont inseres sur son bord anterieur comme chez les CamponotusHNS des autres sous-genres, sauf dans le S. G. MyrmopsammusHNS For. ou ils sont inseres sur une crete transversale situee au tiers posterieur environ de l'epistome et le long du bord interne des mandibules.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Fynbos, 1 times found in Aggenys Gravel Vygieveld, 1 times found in West Coast Strandveld.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under termite mound, 1 times under stone, 1 times 0.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pooter, 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 935 meters, 464 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Camponotus cuneiscapus: casent0917167; syntype of Camponotus cuneiscapus: casent0910576, casent0910577; type of Camponotus cuneiscapus: focol2268, focol2269

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