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Species: Camponotus novaeboracensis   (Fitch, 1855) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica novaeboracensis Fitch, 1855: 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.


Nearctic Region: Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North America, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, United States, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin
Neotropical Region: Americas

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Cottonwood-willow forest, 0 times found in Pasture, 0 times found in Tamarack bog, 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 Black oak forest, 0 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log, 0 times foraging on the forest floor, 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.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Log stage 4, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times Log stage 2, 0 times Stump, log stage 2, 0 times Pine log, 0 times In wood, 1 times Rotting log, 0 times Log, 0 times search, 1 times log stage 1, garden, 0 times Under wood, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2743 meters, 1316 meters average

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