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Species: Camponotus caryae   (Fitch, 1855) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica caryae Fitch, 1855 PDF: 855 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived from synonymy: Wheeler, 1917c PDF: 28.
Material of the unavailable name Camponotus cnemidatus referred here: Smith, 1940b PDF: 139.
See also: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 385; Snelling, 1988 PDF: 60.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Camponotus caryae kamensis.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Nearctic Region: Canada, United States
Neotropical Region: Mexico
Palearctic Region: China

Distribution Notes:



Woodland, forest (including floodplain), parks, campuses. Nests in dead wood of living trees. Forages on trees day and night, but more abundantly at night.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in pinr-fir-spruce forest, 0 times found in Cottonwood grove, 0 times found in Mixed deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on tree trunk(s), 1 times on cholla.

Elevations: collected from 360 - 1682 meters, 1021 meters average

Type specimens:

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