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Species: Camponotus nearcticus   Emery, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Camponotus marginatus var. nearcticus Emery, 1893k PDF: 675 (w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Camponotus caryae: Wheeler, 1917c PDF: 27.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus caryae: Buren, 1944a PDF: 294.
Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 388; Smith, 1951c: 845.
Senior synonym of Camponotus minutus, Camponotus pardus, Camponotus tanquaryi: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 388.
See also: Snelling, 1988 PDF: 70.




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: 3 times found in urban area, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in Black oak dunes, 1 times found in suburban sidewalk, 1 times found in palmetto prairie, 0 times found in Cypress swamp, 0 times found in Oak-hickory woodland, 0 times found in Beech-maple forest, 0 times found in garden/house, 0 times found in White rocks, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 9 times search, 1 times under bark of tree, 0 times Log stage 2, 0 times Log stage 4, 0 times On tree trunk, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times Dead tree, 0 times on cypress trunk, 1 times exidead squirrel, 0 times In duff, 0 times Rotting bridge timber, log stage 3, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2134 meters, 1193 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus nearcticus: casent0905401, casent0905402, casent0910417, casent0910418; syntype of Camponotus marginata minutus: casent0905403

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