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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) punctulatus   Mayr, 1868 

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See Also:

Camponotus punctulatus andigenus, Camponotus punctulatus brevibarbis, Camponotus punctulatus chubutensis, Camponotus punctulatus cruentus, Camponotus punctulatus hybridus, Camponotus punctulatus imberbis, Camponotus punctulatus lillii, Camponotus punctulatus lizeri, Camponotus punctulatus minutior, Camponotus punctulatus pergandei, Camponotus punctulatus tenuibarbis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 11 valid subspecies

Camponotus punctulatus Mayr, 1868b PDF: 161 (w.q.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Camponotus tenuiscapus: Emery, 1888c PDF: 365; Emery, 1893m PDF: 254 (footnote); Emery, 1896j PDF: 375; Forel, 1899b PDF: 130.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Pte. Hayes, Paraguarí

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

punctulatus MayrHNS 1868.

Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Pte. Hayes, Paraguarí (ALWC, INBP, IFML, MZSP).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Grassland, 2 times found in coastal desert, 1 times found in roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest in soil, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection, 1 times bait.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3090 meters, 270 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-10-03 and 2013-08-04

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus punctulatus: casent0915801; type of Camponotus punctulatus: focol2350, focol2351

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