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Species: Camponotus sericeiventris   (Guérin-Méneville, 1838) 

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Camponotus sericeiventris cualatensis, Camponotus sericeiventris devalata, Camponotus sericeiventris holmgreni, Camponotus sericeiventris octoquensis, Camponotus sericeiventris otoquensis, Camponotus sericeiventris pontifex, Camponotus sericeiventris quiriguensis, Camponotus sericeiventris quiriquensis, Camponotus sericeiventris rex, Camponotus sericeiventris satrapa, Camponotus sericeiventris satrapus, Camponotus sericeiventris semirex, Camponotus sericeiventris zacapensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

5 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.


Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay

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, 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 8 times found in lowland wet forest, 7 times found in 2º lowland rainforest, 5 times found in tropical rainforest, 3 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Sura 700m, 2 times found in 2º lowland tropical rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 21 times at bait, 18 times beating vegetation, 6 times Malaise trap, 3 times foragers, 5 times Sobre Vegetacion, 3 times flight intercept trap, 3 times strays, 1 times rocks near stream, 1 times nest in dead branch, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times stray foragers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 21 times Search, 21 times Baiting, 18 times Malaise, 17 times Beating, 8 times hand collecting, 5 times Fogging, 5 times Sweeping, 4 times flight intercept trap, 4 times Hojarasca berlese, 2 times Blacklight, 2 times Foggin, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2200 meters, 330 meters average

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