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Species: Camponotus linnaei   Forel, 1886 

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See Also:

Camponotus linnaei_cf, Camponotus linnaei comoedus, Camponotus linnaei maccus, Camponotus linnaei muticus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

3 subspecies

Camponotus linnaei Forel, 1886h PDF: 171. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Camponotus angulatus Mayr, 1870a PDF: 382.
[Junior secondary homonym of Formica angulata Smith, 1859a PDF: 139.].
Senior synonym of Camponotus angulicollis (unnecessary second replacement name): Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 240; Emery, 1896j: 377; Forel, 1899B: 147.

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia
Neotropical Region: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215

C. linnaeiHNS n. sp.

= C. angulatus MayrHNS

(Formic novogranadenses 1870).

Comme le nom de angulatusHNS a deja ete donne par Smith a une espece de l'ile d'Aru (Journ. of the Proceed, of the Linnean Society, Febr. 1859), le nom de Mayr pour l'espece de Colombie doit etre remplace.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 7 times found in tropical rainforest, 6 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 3 times found in SSO 350m, 5 times found in lowland rainforest, 3 times found in wet forest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in CES 400, 4 times found in 2º wet forest, 3 times found in CC 1500 m., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 19 times beating vegetation, 2 times ex dead wood suspended from vine, 5 times copa de árbol, 1 times Degraded wet forest, pasture edge. Night collecting. Nest in dead stick; multipl, 1 times ex dead, hanging vine, 1 times ex dead branch, 1 times ex dead stick, 2 times beating veg., 1 times nest in dead stem, 2 times in fresh treefall, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 26 times Fogging, 8 times hand collecting, 20 times Beating, 11 times search, 5 times Malaise, 1 times beating vegetation (3 hours), 1 times MiniWinkler, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Baiting, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times maxiWinkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 800 meters, 141 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus christopherseni: casent0910673; paralectotype of Camponotus christopherseni: casent0910674; syntype of Camponotus linae: casent0911965



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