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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


(based on species list records)
Neotropical Region: Barinas, Belize, Brazil, Chiapas, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Francisco Morazán, Gracias a Dios, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Islas de la Bahía, Jinotega, Limón, Masaya, Matagalpa, Napo, Nicaragua, Oaxaca, Panama, Puntarenas, San José, 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, 4 times found in SSO 450m, 1 times found in Pasture edge/primary forest, 0 times found in Tropical woodland, 2 times found in wet forest edge, 1 times found in Second growth vegetation near primary forest, 1 times found in Disturbed, rural, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest in dead branch Ficus, 1 times in dead stick, 1 times River edge at Bird Island. In dead branch Pelliciera rhizophorae., 1 times nest in hollow twig, 1 times in dead vine stem, 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, 3 times beating vegetation, ...

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, 0 times In mangrove twig, 2 times beating, 2 times Blacklight, 2 times flight intercept trap, ...

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

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus claviscapus: casent0910658, casent0910659

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