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Species: Camponotus caryae   (Fitch, 1855) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Camponotus caryae caryae, Camponotus caryae clarithorax, Camponotus caryae cnemidata, Camponotus caryae cnemidatus, Camponotus caryae decipiens, Camponotus caryae discolor, Camponotus caryae essigi, Camponotus caryae fallax, Camponotus caryae himalayana, Camponotus caryae himalayanus, Camponotus caryae kamensis, Camponotus caryae keihitoi, Camponotus caryae lameerei, Camponotus caryae minuta, Camponotus caryae minutus, Camponotus caryae nawai, Camponotus caryae nearcticus, Camponotus caryae pardus, Camponotus caryae paucipilis, Camponotus caryae pavidus, Camponotus caryae quadrinotata, Camponotus caryae quadrinotatus, Camponotus caryae rasilis, Camponotus caryae ruzskyi, Camponotus caryae subbarbata, Camponotus caryae subbarbatus, Camponotus caryae tanquaryi, Camponotus caryae tokioensis, Camponotus caryae vitiosus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Formica caryae Fitch, 1855: 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.

Distribution:


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas
Neotropical Region: Mexico
Palearctic Region: China

Distribution Notes:

Statewide

Biology:

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: 0 times found in Cottonwood grove, 0 times found in Mixed deciduous forest, 1 times found in pinr-fir-spruce 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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