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Species: Camponotus (Myrmentoma) fallax   (Nylander, 1856) 

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Camponotus fallax barbiger, Camponotus fallax pageti

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Formica fallax Nylander, 1856b PDF: 57 (s.w.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Roger, 1859 PDF: 230 (q.m.).
Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 36; in Camponotus (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a PDF: 266; in Camponotus (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1920b PDF: 257.
Junior synonym of Camponotus marginatus: Roger, 1863b: 1; Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423; Nasonov, 1889: 10.
Revived from synonymy: Wheeler, 1913d PDF: 117; Forel, 1915d: 67; Emery, 1916a PDF: 226.
Revived status as species: Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 558; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 71; Finzi, 1924a PDF: 14; Karavaiev, 1927d: 277.
Senior synonym of Camponotus kamensis, Camponotus pageti, Camponotus ruzskyi: Radchenko, 1997C: 703.


Mostly Centr. SLO


Various habitats

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in old olive forest, 1 times found in Quercus forest

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 1 times pit-fall trap

Elevations: collected from 88 - 567 meters, 401 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus marginatus ruzskyi: casent0905398

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