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Species: Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) arboreus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Formica arborea Smith, 1858a PDF: 44 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: Brazil: (no further data). Primary type depository: BMNH. Type notes: Smith, 1858a PDF: 45, says that one specimen is labelled “Island of Morajo, Brazil” (= Marajó I., Pará State). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 666.
Junior synonym of Camponotus femoratus: Forel, 1908 PDF: 404.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Panama, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Central

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus arboreus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 27, (download) 27 21367
Camponotus arboreus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 666, (download) 666 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in park/garden, 2 times found in Urban green space, 1 times found in mixed citrus.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on low vegetation, 2 times Ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 2 times HandCollection.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 80 meters, 21 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1836-12-31 00:00:00.0 and 2022-03-29 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus arboreus: casent0903620; syntype of Camponotus adpressisetosus: casent0910678

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