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Species: Camponotus impressus   (Roger, 1863) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Colobopsis impressa Roger, 1863a PDF: 160 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423 (s.q.); Emery, 1893k PDF: 681 (m.).
Combination in Camponotus (Colobopsis): Emery, 1889: 517.


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas

Distribution Notes:

South and central


Forest, hedgerows, thickets, often in hollow twigs of Fraxinus, Sambucus and other pithy species

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in along dyke, 1 times found in shrubby cedar, Myrica behind beach dunes, 2 times found in wetland, 1 times found in mangrove swamp on trail, 1 times found in Subtropical gardens, 0 times found in waste ground, 1 times found in Xeric hammock, 1 times found in juniper woodland, 0 times found in Magrove swamp, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times in dead stalk of hibiscus, 1 times ex dead herb culm, 2 times nest in dead stem, 1 times ex dead twig of woody shrub, 1 times in wood, 1 times in rotten branch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 1 times In grape vine twig, 0 times On lehua tree, 0 times on tree, 0 times Twig of green ash.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 610 meters, 74 meters average

Type specimens:

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