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Species: Camponotus laevigatus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Formica laevigata Smith, 1858a PDF: 55 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 5; in Camponotus (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a PDF: 266.
See also: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 420.


Nearctic Region: Alberta, Arizona, Baja California, British Columbia, California, Canada, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington
Neotropical Region: Mexico

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Ponderosa pine forest, 0 times found in mixed coniferous forest, 0 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 5 times found in conifer forest, 1 times found in clearcut, 1 times found in Pine forest ectone w/ oak scrub, 2 times found in pine/fir forest, 1 times found in mixed forest, 0 times found in Mixed transition forest, 1 times found in pine/fir woodland, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 21 times Search, 6 times hand collecting, 0 times Log stage 2, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times rotting log, 0 times Stump, log stage 3, 0 times log stage 4, 2 times 15 pitfall traps installed in a 5 by 3 grid, 5 m between each trap, 0 times Garden, 0 times Rock slide, 0 times in cottonwood log, ...

Elevations: collected from 15 - 3018 meters, 1496 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus laevigatus: casent0903603

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