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Species: Camponotus sericeiventris   (Guérin-Méneville, 1838) 

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See Also:

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

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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.

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On 2012-06-17 16:55:38 jack longino modified Biology

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, 5 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, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 19 times Search, 21 times Baiting, 18 times Malaise, 16 times Beating, 7 times hand collecting, 5 times Fogging, 5 times Sweeping, 4 times flight intercept trap, 2 times Blacklight, 2 times Foggin, 1 times yellow pan trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1150 meters, 331 meters average

Type specimens:

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