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Species: Camponotus floridanus   (Buckley, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Formica floridana Buckley, 1866 PDF: 161 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423 (q.m.).
Revived status as species: Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 325.
Senior synonym of Camponotus yankee: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423.
Junior synonym of Camponotus atriceps: Hashmi, 1973b: 82.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus abdominalis: Deyrup & Trager, 1986 PDF: 219.
Revived status as species: Deyrup, Johnson, Wheeler & Wheeler, 1989 PDF: 100.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Mixed- hardwood forest, 0 times found in Pine-palmetto, 1 times found in hammock, 1 times found in in grass tussock, 1 times found in mangroves, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in Base of plam fronds, 0 times found in Palm- hardwood forest, 0 times found in Beach, 1 times found in beach margin, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 4 times search, 0 times Dead pine branch, 0 times Stony coral soil, 0 times Base of palm fronds, 1 times sweeping, 0 times Dead branch of W.I. mahogany, 0 times Under garbage can, 0 times Dead stick on ground, 0 times dry litter u fern near pond, 0 times Live Oak Tank, 0 times Log stage 3, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 20 meters, 8 meters average

Type specimens:

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