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Species: Camponotus (Myrmothrix) floridanus   (Buckley, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

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

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 et al., 1989 PDF: 100.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in scrub/dune habitat, 3 times found in foredunes, 0 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, 0 times found in dunes on north side of island, from nest in decaying stump, 0 times found in sandy landscaped area at Ft. Lauderdale public beach, 0 times found in wild cotton, 0 times found in hind dunes, 0 times found in on palms and in soil by palms, 2 times found in Pine-palmetto, 1 times found in coastal hammock, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex rotten log, 3 times nest in twig on ground, 1 times nest, 1 times in dead wood on ground, 1 times EOct rotten log, 1 times Base of palm fronds, 0 times under garbage can, 1 times stony coral soil, 1 times on ground, 1 times on exposed bedrock, 1 times nest under board, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Blacklight trap, 0 times general collecting, 0 times pitfall trap, 0 times UV light, 4 times search, 1 times sweeping, 0 times hotdog bait, 1 times malaise trap, 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 3 - 52 meters, 18 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-10-10 and 2016-10-01

Type specimens:

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