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Species: Colobopsis obliqua   (Smith, 1930) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Camponotus (Colobopsis) obliquus Smith, 1930d PDF: 567 (s.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Colobopsis: Ward et al., 2016 PDF: 350
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in Carya sp. in pine-hardwood forest, 0 times found in on ground, nest in Berchemia scandens, 1 times found in mesic flatwoods, 0 times found in pecan, 1 times found in edge of small marsh and forest, 0 times found in fallen Pinus taeda, 1 times found in Mangrove swamp, 0 times found in near cultivated cotton, 0 times found in swamp, 0 times found in crawling on freshly cut trees, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in dead limb 60' up in pond pine coll. 141, 1 times twig, 1 times on door of invertebrate lab at night, 1 times dead twig above ground, 1 times colony in branch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Lindgren funnel, 1 times beating, 1 times Blacklight trap, 0 times Light trap.

Elevations: collected at 2 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1960-03-23 00:00:00.0 and 2015-04-14 00:00:00.0

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