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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)

Extant: 3 valid 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, 1899i PDF: 147.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ethiopia
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Neotropical

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 tropical dry forest, 3 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in tall secondgrowth forest, 2 times found in CES 400, 4 times found in 2º wet forest, ...

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 ex dead, hanging vine, 1 times Degraded wet forest, pasture edge. Night collecting. Nest in dead stick; multipl, 1 times ex dead stick, 1 times ex dead branch, 1 times nest in dead stem, 2 times in fresh treefall, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times ex dead vine stem, ...

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 Malaise trap, 1 times maxiWinkler, 1 times MiniWinkler, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Baiting, ...

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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