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Species: Camponotus subbarbatus   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Camponotus marginatus subsp. subbarbatus Emery, 1893k PDF: 676 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1910i PDF: 229 (s.).
Raised to species and material of the unavailable name Camponotus paucipilis referred here: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 390.
See also: Snelling, 1988 PDF: 73.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:



Mesic forest, parks, campuses. Nests in subterranean dead wood. Forages round the clock in warm, humid weather, on low foliage or leaf litter.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in deciduous forest, nest in rotting log, 0 times found in roadside, 0 times found in mixed forest, nest in rotting log, 0 times found in pine flatwoods, 0 times found in hemlock/hardwood forest, 0 times found in colony in soil at base of metal post, 0 times found in dead pine trees, 0 times found in open mixed forest, 5 times found in Beech-maple forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times log stage 3, 2 times log stage 4, 1 times stray foragers on low vegetation, 1 times stray forager on flowering tree, 1 times stray, 1 times nest in small rotten stick, 0 times litter, 1 times foragers on low foliage, 1 times ex rotten hickory nut in leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall trap, 0 times Lindgren funnel, 0 times tuna bait (StarKist chuncklight in water), 0 times beating, 0 times beating and general collecting, 0 times sweeping, 5 times hand collecting, 0 times Lindgren Funnel baited with Typosan, 0 times general collecting, 0 times hand sifting litter, 0 times yellow pan interception trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 100 - 2660 meters, 588 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus subbarbatus: casent0905405

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