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Species: Camponotus mucronatus   Emery, 1890 

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See Also:

Camponotus mucronatus formaster, Camponotus mucronatus hirsutinasus, Camponotus mucronatus santschii

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

3 subspecies

Camponotus (Myrmocladoecus) mucronatus Emery, 1890c: 58 (s.w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1894l PDF: 63.].
Combination in Camponotus (Myrmorhachis): Forel, 1914a PDF: 274; in Camponotus (Myrmocladoecus): Emery, 1925d PDF: 167; Wheeler, 1934e PDF: 424.


Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Americas, Belize, Central America, Chiapas, Costa Caribe Norte, Costa Rica, Escuintla, Francisco Morazán, Granada, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Izabal, Limón, Matagalpa, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puntarenas, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 7 times found in SSO 350m, 5 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 4 times found in montane wet forest, 3 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 3 times found in Port of entry, 3 times found in 2º wet forest, 1 times found in coastal vegetation, 3 times found in SSO 450m, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times beating vegetation, 2 times nest in hollow twig, 1 times nest in hollow branch, 1 times ex dead stick on live tree, 3 times strays, 1 times roadside veg., workers in cavity in dead stick., 3 times on orchids, 2 times N-S leg of LEP; recent treefall; small Stryphnodendron and some other tree; the, 1 times in Rhizophora stump, 1 times in dead stem, 1 times Pasture/road edge. Sample of nodes from Cordia alliodora trees. See field notes, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Fogging, 5 times hand collecting, 8 times Beating, 6 times search, 4 times Malaise, 2 times Baiting, 1 times blacklight, 1 times prey ants from Eciton hamatum, 1 times Sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 800 meters, 181 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus mucronatus: casent0905529, casent0905530

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