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Species: Camponotus mus   Roger, 1863 

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See Also:

Camponotus mus mendozanus, Camponotus mus mustelus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) mus Roger, 1863a PDF: 143 (w.q.) URUGUAY. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 243; Forel, 1914a PDF: 270; Emery, 1920b PDF: 260.
See also: Bruch, 1916 PDF: 353.
Senior synonym of Camponotus ogloblini: Kempf, 1978a: 37.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus mus mendozanus, Camponotus mus mustelus.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Canindeyú, Central, Cordillera, Guairá, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus mus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus mus   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 50, (download) 50 3923
Camponotus mus nov. sp.  Roger, J., 1863, Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses, nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegeben Beschreibungen., Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7, pp. 131-214: 143-144, (download) 143-144 4101

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in centro, 1 times found in riparian gully, 1 times found in roadside edge, 1 times found in open area with forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times On fallen mature Tabebuia impetiginosa, 1 times nest in stump, patch, sandy soil, 1 times nest in stump, open area with forest patch, sandy soil, 1 times ground forager, 1 times Debajo corteza de tronco caido.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 16 - 3200 meters, 1448 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus ogloblini: casent0911740

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