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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) maculatus   (Fabricius, 1782) 

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Camponotus maculatus_cf, Camponotus maculatus_cf01, Camponotus maculatus_cf02, Camponotus maculatus abjectus, Camponotus maculatus achaeus, Camponotus maculatus adenensis, Camponotus maculatus aegyptiaca, Camponotus maculatus aegyptiacus, Camponotus maculatus aegyptiacus hyksos, Camponotus maculatus aequatorialis, Camponotus maculatus aethiops, Camponotus maculatus agricola, Camponotus maculatus agricola tacitus, Camponotus maculatus albosparsa, Camponotus maculatus albosparsus, Camponotus maculatus andria, Camponotus maculatus angustata, Camponotus maculatus angustinoda, Camponotus maculatus angustinota, Camponotus maculatus arnoldius georgei, Camponotus maculatus assabensis, Camponotus maculatus atramentaria, Camponotus maculatus atramentarius, Camponotus maculatus atramentarius femoralis, Camponotus maculatus auresi, Camponotus maculatus bacchus, Camponotus maculatus baeticus, Camponotus maculatus baldacci, Camponotus maculatus baldaccii, Camponotus maculatus ballioni, Camponotus maculatus barbarica, Camponotus maculatus barbaricus, Camponotus maculatus barbaricus inversa, Camponotus maculatus barbarus, Camponotus maculatus basalis, Camponotus maculatus baynei, Camponotus maculatus becki, Camponotus maculatus beritchi, Camponotus maculatus beritschi, Camponotus maculatus berkeleyensis, Camponotus maculatus béta, Camponotus maculatus boera, Camponotus maculatus boerus, Camponotus maculatus bonariensis, Camponotus maculatus borelli, Camponotus maculatus borellii, Camponotus maculatus bosphoricus, Camponotus maculatus brevitibialis, Camponotus maculatus brutus, Camponotus maculatus bulimosus, Camponotus maculatus cachmiriensis, Camponotus maculatus caeciliae, Camponotus maculatus caffer, Camponotus maculatus calceatus, Camponotus maculatus carolinus, Camponotus maculatus cataractae, Camponotus maculatus cavallus, Camponotus maculatus cecconii, Camponotus maculatus chilon, Camponotus maculatus chloroticus, Camponotus maculatus citinus, Camponotus maculatus citrinus, Camponotus maculatus clara, Camponotus maculatus claveaui, Camponotus maculatus cleon, Camponotus maculatus cliens, Camponotus maculatus cluis, Camponotus maculatus cluisoides, Camponotus maculatus clusoides, Camponotus maculatus cognata, Camponotus maculatus cognato-compressus, Camponotus maculatus cognato-oasium, Camponotus maculatus cognatocompressus, Camponotus maculatus cognatodichrous, Camponotus maculatus cognatooasium, Camponotus maculatus cognatus, Camponotus maculatus comottoi, Camponotus maculatus compressus, Camponotus maculatus conakryensis, Camponotus maculatus concava, Camponotus maculatus concavus, Camponotus maculatus concolor, Camponotus maculatus congolensis, Camponotus maculatus contaminata, Camponotus maculatus contaminatus, Camponotus maculatus cooki, Camponotus maculatus cosensis, Camponotus maculatus criton, Camponotus maculatus curtus, Camponotus maculatus cypriaca, Camponotus maculatus cypriacus, Camponotus maculatus deductrix, Camponotus maculatus desantii, Camponotus maculatus diabolus, Camponotus maculatus dichroa, Camponotus maculatus dichrous, Camponotus maculatus diffusa, Camponotus maculatus diffusus, Camponotus maculatus diogenes, Camponotus maculatus discors, Camponotus maculatus dominicensis, Camponotus maculatus dulcis, Camponotus maculatus dumetorum, Camponotus maculatus empedocles, Camponotus maculatus erigens, Camponotus maculatus erythraea, Camponotus maculatus escherichi, Camponotus maculatus etiennei, Camponotus maculatus evandi, Camponotus maculatus evansi, Camponotus maculatus fairmairei, Camponotus maculatus fatuus, Camponotus maculatus fedtschenkoi, Camponotus maculatus fellah, Camponotus maculatus ferganensis, Camponotus maculatus festai, Camponotus maculatus flavifemur, Camponotus maculatus flavominor, Camponotus maculatus flavonitida, Camponotus maculatus flavonitidus, Camponotus maculatus flavopubens, Camponotus maculatus formosae, Camponotus maculatus fornasinii, Camponotus maculatus foveolatus, Camponotus maculatus frater, Camponotus maculatus fraterculus, Camponotus maculatus fulvooctonotata, Camponotus maculatus fulvus, Camponotus maculatus fulvus octonotatus, Camponotus maculatus fuscithorax, Camponotus maculatus fuscocinctus, Camponotus maculatus georgei, Camponotus maculatus gilviceps, Camponotus maculatus gilvinotata, Camponotus maculatus glaber, Camponotus maculatus glabra, Camponotus maculatus guatemalensis, Camponotus maculatus guatemalensis scheffleri, Camponotus maculatus guttatus, Camponotus maculatus hagensi, Camponotus maculatus hagensii, Camponotus maculatus hannae, Camponotus maculatus hansingi, Camponotus maculatus hawaiensis, Camponotus maculatus haytianus, Camponotus maculatus hemipsilus, Camponotus maculatus hesperinus, Camponotus maculatus hesperius, Camponotus maculatus hieroglyphica, Camponotus maculatus hieroglyphicus, Camponotus maculatus hollandiae, Camponotus maculatus hongkongensis, Camponotus maculatus hova, Camponotus maculatus hovoides, Camponotus maculatus hyksos, Camponotus maculatus immaculifrons, Camponotus maculatus impatibilis, Camponotus maculatus importuna, Camponotus maculatus importunoides, Camponotus maculatus importunus, Camponotus maculatus incommoda, Camponotus maculatus indianus, Camponotus maculatus infernalis, Camponotus maculatus infrasquamea, Camponotus maculatus infrasquameus, Camponotus maculatus infuscoides, Camponotus maculatus infuscus, Camponotus maculatus intonsa, Camponotus maculatus intonsus, Camponotus maculatus intrans, Camponotus maculatus inversa, Camponotus maculatus ionia, Camponotus maculatus irritans, Camponotus maculatus jalensis, Camponotus maculatus jaliensis, Camponotus maculatus jamaicensis, Camponotus maculatus jason, Camponotus maculatus jugurtha, Camponotus maculatus junctus, Camponotus maculatus kappariensis, Camponotus maculatus kaschgariensis, Camponotus maculatus kattensis, Camponotus maculatus kersteni, Camponotus maculatus knysnae, Camponotus maculatus kubaryi, Camponotus maculatus laconica, Camponotus maculatus lacteipennis, Camponotus maculatus legionarium, Camponotus maculatus liengmei, Camponotus maculatus liocenemis, Camponotus maculatus liocnemis, Camponotus maculatus lividior, Camponotus maculatus lobinieri, Camponotus maculatus lohieri, Camponotus maculatus lotbinieri, Camponotus maculatus lucayanus, Camponotus maculatus luteangulis, Camponotus maculatus luteangulus, Camponotus maculatus luteola, Camponotus maculatus luteolus, Camponotus maculatus lycurgus, Camponotus maculatus mac-cooki, Camponotus maculatus maccooki, Camponotus maculatus maculata, Camponotus maculatus maculatoides, Camponotus maculatus madecassa, Camponotus maculatus manzer, Camponotus maculatus marginata, Camponotus maculatus marginatus, Camponotus maculatus maritimus, Camponotus maculatus maroccana, Camponotus maculatus martensi, Camponotus maculatus mathildae, Camponotus maculatus mayri, Camponotus maculatus melanocnemis, Camponotus maculatus minor, Camponotus maculatus minusculus, Camponotus maculatus mitis, Camponotus maculatus mixtella, Camponotus maculatus mixtellus, Camponotus maculatus mortis, Camponotus maculatus muger, Camponotus maculatus naevius, Camponotus maculatus nefasitensis, Camponotus maculatus nefassitensis, Camponotus maculatus negus, Camponotus maculatus negus beritchi, Camponotus maculatus negus etiennei, Camponotus maculatus negus schweinfurti, Camponotus maculatus nigrovaria, Camponotus maculatus nitidiventris, Camponotus maculatus novae-hollandiae, Camponotus maculatus novaehollandae achaeus, Camponotus maculatus novaehollandiae papua, Camponotus maculatus nubis, Camponotus maculatus nuda, Camponotus maculatus oasium, Camponotus maculatus obfuscatus, Camponotus maculatus obliquipilosa, Camponotus maculatus obscurata, Camponotus maculatus obscuratus, Camponotus maculatus obscurior, Camponotus maculatus occipitalis, Camponotus maculatus ochreatus, Camponotus maculatus ocreatus, Camponotus maculatus octomaculata, Camponotus maculatus octomaculatus, Camponotus maculatus octonotata, Camponotus maculatus octonotatus, Camponotus maculatus odiosus, Camponotus maculatus oertzeni, Camponotus maculatus oertzeni pericles, Camponotus maculatus opica, Camponotus maculatus pallens, Camponotus maculatus pallidus, Camponotus maculatus papua, Camponotus maculatus parvulus, Camponotus maculatus parvulus deductrix, Camponotus maculatus parvulus naevius, Camponotus maculatus parvulus opica, Camponotus maculatus pericles, Camponotus maculatus pessima, Camponotus maculatus pessimus, Camponotus maculatus pictiventris, Camponotus maculatus pictiventris immaculifrons, Camponotus maculatus pictiventris octomaculata, Camponotus maculatus pilicornis, Camponotus maculatus pilosula, Camponotus maculatus plombyi, Camponotus maculatus plorabilis, Camponotus maculatus pompeius, Camponotus maculatus pompejus, Camponotus maculatus probativus, Camponotus maculatus procax, Camponotus maculatus proletaria, Camponotus maculatus proletarius, Camponotus maculatus publicola, Camponotus maculatus pudorosus, Camponotus maculatus pulvinata, Camponotus maculatus pulvinatus, Camponotus maculatus radamoides, Camponotus maculatus rectinotus, Camponotus maculatus riograndensis, Camponotus maculatus ruzskyi, Camponotus maculatus saltensis, Camponotus maculatus samius, Camponotus maculatus samius bosphoricus, Camponotus maculatus samoaensis, Camponotus maculatus samoensis, Camponotus maculatus san-sabeanus, Camponotus maculatus sanctaecrucis, Camponotus maculatus sanctoides, Camponotus maculatus sanctus, Camponotus maculatus sanctus cypriacus, Camponotus maculatus sansabeanus, Camponotus maculatus sarmentus, Camponotus maculatus scheffleri, Camponotus maculatus schefleri, Camponotus maculatus schereri, Camponotus maculatus schultzei, Camponotus maculatus schweinfurti, Camponotus maculatus semispicata, Camponotus maculatus semispicatus, Camponotus maculatus semitestacea, Camponotus maculatus semitestaceus, Camponotus maculatus setitibia, Camponotus maculatus sexpunctattus, Camponotus maculatus sexpunctatus, Camponotus maculatus sicula, Camponotus maculatus silvatico-aethiops, Camponotus maculatus silvatico-maculatas, Camponotus maculatus silvatico-maculatus, Camponotus maculatus silvaticoides, Camponotus maculatus silvaticus, Camponotus maculatus simillimus, Camponotus maculatus solon, Camponotus maculatus somnificus, Camponotus maculatus soulouquei, Camponotus maculatus spagnolinii, Camponotus maculatus spengleri, Camponotus maculatus strangulatus, Camponotus maculatus subconcolor, Camponotus maculatus subnudus, Camponotus maculatus subnudus gilvinotata, Camponotus maculatus subrostrata, Camponotus maculatus subrostratus, Camponotus maculatus sudanica, Camponotus maculatus sudanicus, Camponotus maculatus sylvatica, Camponotus maculatus sylvatico-cognatus, Camponotus maculatus sylvaticocognatus, Camponotus maculatus sylvaticoides, Camponotus maculatus sylvaticomaculatus, Camponotus maculatus sylvaticus, Camponotus maculatus sylvatiomaculatus, Camponotus maculatus symiensis, Camponotus maculatus tacitus, Camponotus maculatus tambourinensis, Camponotus maculatus taylori, Camponotus maculatus tephronotus, Camponotus maculatus thales, Camponotus maculatus thomensis, Camponotus maculatus thoracicus, Camponotus maculatus thoracicus incommoda, Camponotus maculatus thoracicus minor, Camponotus maculatus thoracicus sanctoides, Camponotus maculatus thraso, Camponotus maculatus tinctus, Camponotus maculatus toltecus, Camponotus maculatus torrefactus, Camponotus maculatus tortuganus, Camponotus maculatus traegaordhi, Camponotus maculatus traegaordhi muger, Camponotus maculatus tuckeri, Camponotus maculatus turkestanicocognatus, Camponotus maculatus turkestanicus, Camponotus maculatus turkestanus, Camponotus maculatus ugandensis, Camponotus maculatus variegata, Camponotus maculatus variegatipes, Camponotus maculatus variegatus, Camponotus maculatus vicinus, Camponotus maculatus volkensi, Camponotus maculatus weissi, Camponotus maculatus xanthomelas, Camponotus maculatus xerxes, Camponotus maculatus yarrabahensis, Camponotus maculatus zenon, Camponotus maculatus zumpti

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

5 subspecies

Formica maculata Fabricius, 1782: 491 (w.) WEST AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1862 PDF: 654 (q.m.); Forel, 1891c PDF: 29 (s.w.q.m.); Donisthorpe, 1915c PDF: 221 (redescription of holotype).
Revived status as species: Emery, 1891c: 17.
Senior synonym of Camponotus atramentarius, Camponotus ballioni, Camponotus boera, Camponotus cavallus, Camponotus cluisoides, Camponotus cognata, Camponotus conakryensis, Camponotus erythraea, Camponotus flavifemur, Camponotus flavominor, Camponotus hannae, Camponotus hieroglyphicus, Camponotus intonsus, Camponotus lacteipennis, Camponotus liengmei, Camponotus liocnemis, Camponotus lividior, Camponotus lohieri, Camponotus manzer, Camponotus mathildae, Camponotus melanocnemis (and its junior synonym Camponotus schultzei), Camponotus nubis, Camponotus maculatus proletaria, Camponotus radamoides, Camponotus sarmentus, Camponotus schereri, Camponotus semispicatus, Camponotus sudanicus, Camponotus thomensis, Camponotus tuckeri, Camponotus zumpti and material of the unavailable names Camponotus calceatus, Camponotus cataractae, Camponotus citinus, Camponotus cluis, Camponotus contaminatus, Camponotus diffusus, Camponotus hansingi, Camponotus importunoides, Camponotus madecassa, Camponotus pessimus referred here: Baroni Urbani, 1972 PDF: 125-127.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Malagasy Region: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
Neotropical Region: Trinidad and Tobago
Oceania Region: Micronesia, Palau
Palearctic Region: Algeria, Iran, Macaronesia, Oman, Saudi Arabia

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Forel 1907g

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1891, Histoire naturelle des Hymenopteres. Deuxieme partie: Les Formicides., Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique de Madagascar., Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, pp. 1-231: 29-31, (download) 29-31 6734
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 19, (download) 19 3923
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1891, Histoire naturelle des Hymenopteres. Deuxieme partie: Les Formicides., Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique de Madagascar., Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, pp. 1-231: 23-27, (download) 23-27 6734
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1891, Histoire naturelle des Hymenopteres. Deuxieme partie: Les Formicides., Histoire Physique, Naturelle et Politique de Madagascar., Paris: L'Imprimerie Nationale, pp. 1-231: 213, (download) 213 6734
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1907, Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika., Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika (Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903 - 1905 mitteln der Hermann und Elise geb. Heckmann Wentzel-Stiftung ausgeführt von Professor Dr. Alfred, pp. 75-92: 88, (download) 88 8171
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1907, Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika., Ameisen von Madagaskar, den Comoren und Ostafrika (Reise in Ostafrika in den Jahren 1903 - 1905 mitteln der Hermann und Elise geb. Heckmann Wentzel-Stiftung ausgeführt von Professor Dr. Alfred, pp. 75-92: 88, (download) 88 8171
Camponotus maculatus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 654-655, (download) 654-655 4445
Camponotus maculatus   Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 32, (download) 32 3788
Camponotus maculatus   Emery, C., 1877, Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte prima. Formiche provenienti dall Viaggio dei signori Antinori, Beccari e Issel nel Mar Rosso e nel paese de, Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) 9, pp. 363-381: -1, (download) -1 3735
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1892, Liste der aus dem Somaliland von Hrn. Prof. Dr. Conr. Keller aus der Expedition des Prinzen Ruspoli im August und September 1891 zurà ¼ ckgebrachten Ameisen., Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 8, pp. 349-354: 349, (download) 349 3934
Camponotus maculatus   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 154-159, (download) 154-159 21820
Camponotus maculatus   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 13, (download) 13 3923
Camponotus maculatus   Mayr, G., 1893, Formiciden von Herrn Dr. Fr. Stuhlmann in Ost-Afrika gesammelt., Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 10, pp. 193-201: 3, (download) 3 4386

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 38 times found in tropical dry forest, 29 times found in urban/garden, 14 times found in urban garden, 28 times found in dry deciduous forest, 18 times found in rainforest, 12 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 10 times found in Savannah grassland, 6 times found in savannah woodland, 12 times found in spiny deciduous forest, 11 times found in montane rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 38 times ex rotten log, 21 times under stone, 25 times ground forager(s), 8 times under rotten log, 6 times ex rotting tree stump, 4 times ex rot pocket above ground, 9 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 7 times ground nest, 4 times ex dead branch above ground, 6 times on low vegetation, 5 times ex soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 86 times Malaise trap, 38 times Malaise, 27 times at light, 6 times Manual, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 20 tube sample transect, 10m, 2 times CDC light trap, 3 times SD 20 digging sample transect, 10m, 3 times MW 20 sample transect, 10m, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 3 times beating low vegetation, 2 times taken at light at night, ...

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1955 meters, 453 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus ballioni boera: casent0913695; syntype of Camponotus maculatus cognatus boera: casent0910055; syntype of Camponotus maculatus mathildae semispicata: casent0911989, casent0911990; syntype of Camponotus maculatus madecassa: casent0905276, casent0905277; syntype of Camponotus maculatus atramentarius: casent0910069; syntype of Camponotus maculatus atramentarius cluis: casent0905274, casent0910070, casent0910071; syntype of Camponotus maculatus ballioni: casent0910053, casent0910054; syntype of Camponotus maculatus cluisoides: casent0910049, casent0910050; syntype of Camponotus maculatus conakryensis: casent0905266, casent0905267; syntype of Camponotus maculatus flavominor: casent0911980, casent0911981; syntype of Camponotus maculatus hannae: casent0903515, casent0911982, casent0911983; syntype of Camponotus maculatus hieroglyphicus: casent0911984, casent0911985; syntype of Camponotus maculatus intonsus: casent0905272, casent0905273; syntype of Camponotus maculatus liengmei hansingi: casent0910062; syntype of Camponotus maculatus liocnemis: casent0905278, casent0905279; syntype of Camponotus maculatus lohieri: casent0911986, casent0911987; syntype of Camponotus maculatus manzer: casent0910056, casent0910057; syntype of Camponotus maculatus manzer contaminatus: casent0911976, casent0911977; syntype of Camponotus maculatus mathildae: casent0910065, casent0910066; syntype of Camponotus maculatus melanocnemis: casent0911988; syntype of Camponotus maculatus radamoides calceatus: casent0911968, casent0911969; syntype of Camponotus maculatus radamoides cataractae: casent0911970, casent0911971; syntype of Camponotus maculatus radamoides citinus: casent0911974, casent0911975; syntype of Camponotus maculatus radamoides diffusus: casent0911978, casent0911979; syntype of Camponotus maculatus sarmentus: casent0905270, casent0905271; syntype of Camponotus maculatus schereri: casent0910067, casent0910068; syntype of Camponotus maculatus schultzei: casent0910051, casent0910052; syntype of Camponotus maculatus tuckeri: casent0911993, casent0911994; syntype of Camponotus maculatus zumpti: casent0911995, casent0911996; syntype of Camponotus maculatus cavallus: casent0911972, casent0911973; syntype of Camponotus maculatus flavifemur: casent0903514; syntype of Camponotus maculatus liengmei importunoides: casent0910063, casent0910064; syntype of Camponotus maculatus melanocnemis lohieri: casent0905268, casent0905269; syntype of Camponotus maculatus thomensis: casent0911991, casent0911992; syntype of Camponotus maculatus tuckeri: casent0903513; syntype of Formica cognata: casent0903511; syntype of Formica lacteipennis: casent0903512; type of Camponotus (Myrmotrema) grandidieri var. comorensis: casent0104630, casent0104631; type of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) ballioni var. boera: focol2367, focol2368; type of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus r. cleon: focol2406, focol2407, focol2408; type of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus r. foveolatus: focol2907, focol2908, focol2909; type of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus r. occipitalis: focol2438, focol2439, focol2440, focol2441; type of Camponotus maculatus cognatus var. boera: focol2945, focol2946; type of Camponotus maculatus r. hova var. laticollus: casent0104638; type of Camponotus maculatus st. cavallus: focol2365, focol2366; type of Camponotus maculatus st. hagensii: casent0104633; type of Camponotus maculatus subsp. schereri: focol0560, focol0561



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