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Species: Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) sericeus   (Fabricius, 1798) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Camponotus sericeus euchrous, Camponotus sericeus igniceps, Camponotus sericeus integer, Camponotus sericeus integra, Camponotus sericeus mendax, Camponotus sericeus opaceventris, Camponotus sericeus opaciventris, Camponotus sericeus peguensis, Camponotus sericeus peguensis igniceps, Camponotus sericeus sanguiniceps, Camponotus sericeus sericeoopaciventris, Camponotus sericeus sulgeri

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

4 subspecies

Formica sericea Fabricius, 1798: 279 (w.) SENEGAL. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Indomalaya Region: Andhra Pradesh, India, Karnataka, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand
Palearctic Region: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus sericeus   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 62, (download) 62 3923
Camponotus sericeus   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: 91, (download) 91 8171
Camponotus sericeus   Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908: 886, (download) 886 4366
Camponotus sericeus   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 sericeus   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: 56-57, (download) 56-57 6734
Camponotus sericeus   Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier - février 1892). 3 e Mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 239-258: 16, (download) 16 3767
Camponotus sericeus   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 sericeus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 675-676, (download) 675-676 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Deep sandy soil in undifferentiated woodland, 2 times found in date farm, 2 times found in wadi, dry sandy riverbed, 1 times found in under fig trees next to small stream, moist soil, 1 times found in gravel wash with Acacia gerrardii, 1 times found in roadside edge, 1 times found in 2? wet forest, 1 times found in Combretum / Commiphora thicket.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times ground forager(s), 1 times stray workers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Nest sample ex soil, Hand collected, 2 times water traps, 3 times Hand, 1 times hand collecting, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times Pitfall Trap.

Elevations: collected from 252 - 1714 meters, 446 meters average

Type specimens:



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