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Species: Camponotus mucronatus   Emery, 1890 

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See Also:

Camponotus mucronatus formaster, Camponotus mucronatus hirsutifrons, Camponotus mucronatus hirsutinasus, Camponotus mucronatus santschi, 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.

Distribution:


Neotropical Region: Alajuela, Belize, Chiapas, Costa Rica, Escuintla, Francisco Morazán, Granada, Guanacaste, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Izabal, Limón, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Puntarenas, Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, Veracruz

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 7 times found in SSO 350m, 4 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 SSO 450m, 1 times found in coastal vegetation, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth vegetation, 3 times found in Port of entry, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times beating vegetation, 2 times nest in hollow twig, 1 times nest in hollow branch, 1 times ex dead stick on live tree, 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 roadside veg., workers in cavity in dead stick., 3 times on orchids, camponotus; times collecting in mesquite tree at beach edge in front of cabina. #3425, 2 times at bait, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Fogging, 5 times hand collecting, 7 times Beating, 6 times search, 4 times Malaise, 2 times Baiting, 1 times prey ants from Eciton hamatum, 1 times Sweeping, 1 times blacklight.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 800 meters, 182 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus mucronatus: casent0905529, casent0905530



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