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Species: Camponotus claviscapus   Forel, 1899 

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Camponotus claviscapus_cf, Camponotus claviscapus lehmanni, Camponotus claviscapus occultus, Camponotus claviscapus subcarinatus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

3 subspecies

Camponotus claviscapus Forel, 1899i: 152 (s.w.q.) TRINIDAD. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Neotropical Region: Americas, Barinas, Belize, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Chiapas, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Islas de la Bahía, Jinotega, Limón, Masaya, Matagalpa, Mexico, Napo, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Panama, Puntarenas, San José, South America, Tamaulipas, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in CCL 400, 2 times found in wet broadleaf forest, 1 times found in Pasture edge/primary forest, 0 times found in Tropical woodland, 2 times found in wet forest edge, 4 times found in SSO 450m, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times in dead vine stem, 1 times River edge at Bird Island. In dead branch Pelliciera rhizophorae., 2 times nest in dead branch Ficus, 1 times in dead stick, 1 times nest in hollow twig, 3 times in fresh treefall, 2 times in dead stem, 2 times foragers, 1 times ex hollow stem on live plant, 1 times The following are from one Piper plant. This shrubby Piper was abundantly inhab, 3 times Sobre Vegetacion, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Fogging, 12 times search, 12 times Malaise, 4 times hand collecting, 6 times Foggin, 0 times Dead branch, 3 times Sweeping, 2 times beating, 2 times Blacklight, 2 times flight intercept trap, 0 times In mangrove twig, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1780 meters, 289 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus claviscapus: casent0910658, casent0910659

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