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Species: Camponotus sericeiventris   (Guérin-Méneville, 1838) 

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See Also:

Camponotus sericeiventris holmgreni, Camponotus sericeiventris otoquensis, Camponotus sericeiventris pontifex, Camponotus sericeiventris rex, Camponotus sericeiventris satrapus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 5 valid subspecies

Formica sericeiventris Guérin-Méneville, 1838 PDF: 205 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1862 PDF: 667 (q.); Mariano, et al., 2001: 272 (k.).
Senior synonym of Camponotus cuneata: Smith, 1858a PDF: 46.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus sericeiventris   Forel, A., 1911, Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.)., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911, pp. 285-312: 310, (download) 310 4029
Camponotus sericeiventris   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus (Myrmolophus)   Emery, C., 1920, Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de sa subdivision en sous-genres., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 8, pp. 229-260: 237-238, (download) 237-238 3884
Camponotus sericeiventris   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 14, (download) 14 3994
Camponotus sericeiventris   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 667-668, (download) 667-668 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in montane wet forest, 10 times found in tropical wet forest, 11 times found in tropical moist forest, 11 times found in tropical rainforest, 10 times found in lowland rainforest, 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 8 times found in lowland wet forest, 4 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 3 times found in Yard in the urban area, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 33 times at bait, 21 times beating vegetation, 9 times Malaise trap, 6 times strays, 5 times Sobre Vegetacion, 3 times foragers, 1 times nuptial flight, 1 times rocks near stream, 3 times flight intercept trap, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times beating veg., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 33 times Baiting, 22 times Search, 21 times Beating, 18 times Malaise, 8 times hand collecting, 5 times Fogging, 5 times Sweeping, 4 times Hojarasca berlese, 4 times flight intercept trap, 3 times Malaise trap, 3 times Manual sampling, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2200 meters, 334 meters average

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