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Species: Camponotus raphaelis   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus raphaelis Forel, 1899i PDF: 146 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus (Myrmorhachis): Forel, 1914a PDF: 274; in Camponotus (Myrmocladoecus): Emery, 1925d PDF: 167; Wheeler, 1934e PDF: 424.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in montane wet forest, 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 6 times found in SSO 350m, 5 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 7 times found in tropical wet forest, 7 times found in tropical rainforest, 2 times found in LOC, 3 times found in Entre el SHO y SSE, 3 times found in wet forest, 3 times found in SURA 850M, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times beating vegetation, 2 times mature forest, 1 times ex dead stick hanging from Astrocaryum, 4 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex dead stick, 4 times Copa de arbol, 2 times nest in dead branch, 1 times ex dead stick hanging from tree, 3 times collecting from Carapa guianensis, felled yesterday, along new roadcut just beyo, 1 times nest in dead stem in canopy, 1 times in fresh treefall, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 41 times Fogging, 9 times search, 13 times Beating, 12 times Foggin, 6 times hand collecting, 10 times Malaise, 2 times miniWinkler, 2 times Sweeping, 1 times beating vegetation (1 hour), 2 times blacklight, 1 times Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 30 - 880 meters, 218 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus raphaelis: casent0910742

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