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Species: Camponotus claviscapus   Forel, 1899 

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See Also:

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

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

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

Taxonomic history

[Camponotus claviscapus Emery, 1896g PDF: 36. Nomen nudum, attributed to Forel.].

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

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 seasonally dry scrubby vegetation, 4 times found in SSO 450m, 1 times found in Pasture edge/primary forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in Tropical woodland, 2 times found in wet forest edge, 1 times found in Second growth vegetation near primary forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times in dead vine stem, 2 times nest in dead branch Ficus, 1 times in dead stick, 1 times In dead branch Pelliciera rhizophorae., 4 times dead branch, 3 times beating vegetation, 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, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Fogging, 12 times search, 12 times Malaise, 4 times hand collecting, 6 times Foggin, 3 times Sweeping, 2 times flight intercept trap, 2 times beating, 2 times Blacklight, 1 times search forager.

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

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus claviscapus: casent0910658, casent0910659



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