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Species: Camponotus novaeboracensis   (Fitch, 1855) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica novaeboracensis Fitch, 1855 PDF: 766 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 340 (s.w.q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1953e PDF: 182 (l.).
Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 6; in Camponotus (Camponotus): Emery, 1925d PDF: 72.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus ligniperda: Forel, 1899B: 130.
Revived status as species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 369.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Cottonwood-willow forest, 1 times found in Aspen forest, 1 times found in rocky coastal barrens, 0 times found in Forest margin, 0 times found in Mixed transition forest, 0 times found in Pasture, 0 times found in Tamarack bog, 0 times found in Aspen-oak forest, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in Beech-maple forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times colony under deck, 1 times Asclepias syriaca, 10AM fair 74F, tending Aphis asclepiadis #10068 on youngest leaves & developing pod, 1 times Asclepias hirtella, 10AM fair 70F, tending Aphis asclepiadis #10964 on peduncles & pedicels, 1 times foraging on the forest floor, 1 times foraging on forest floor.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Log stage 4, 0 times Log stage 3, 4 times search, 0 times Log stage 2, 0 times Pine log, 0 times Stump, log stage 2, 1 times 40W BL (moth) trap, 50 males in trap in am of 9 June 2017, 0 times Black oak log, 0 times Log stage 5, 0 times Dead stick, 0 times direct collection, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2743 meters, 1281 meters average

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