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Species: Camponotus (Camponotus) laevissimus   Mackay, 2019 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Camponotus laevissimus Mackay, 2019: 247, figs. 189, 241-244, pls 21-24 (s.w.q.m.) USA. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in ponderosa pine/oak woodland, 5 times found in conifer forest, 1 times found in Pine forest ectone w/ oak scrub, 1 times found in clearcut, 2 times found in pine/fir forest, 1 times found in oak savanna, 1 times found in Abies forest, 1 times found in pine/fir woodland, 2 times found in conifer forest edge, 2 times found in desert riparian, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex rotten ponderosa log, 4 times foragers, 3 times ex rotten log, 1 times under bark of stump, 1 times on bark of downed pine, 2 times ground foragers, 1 times ex dead conifer log, 1 times stray workers, 2 times stray foragers, 1 times nest in rotten wood, 2 times nest in dead wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 24 times Search, 11 times hand collecting, 2 times 15 pitfall traps installed in a 5 by 3 grid, 5 m between each trap, 1 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 1 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 2710 meters, 1285 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1925-04-12 00:00:00.0 and 2021-08-06 00:00:00.0

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