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Species: Camponotus (Phasmomyrmex) aberrans   Mayr, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus aberrans Mayr, 1895 PDF: 152 (q.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1915c PDF: 264 (w.).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus aberrans nov. spec.  Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 152, (download) 152 4387
Camponotus (Myrmorhachis) aberrans   Santschi, F., 1915, Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 84, pp. 244-282: 264-265, (download) 264-265 3651

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth veg., 1 times found in Tropical forest, 1 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing, 1 times found in roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in dead branch, 1 times In twigs on Erythrina trees, 1 times on tree trunk, at night, 1 times mango.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collecting at night, 1 times search, 1 times Canopy fogging, 1 times Canopy fog, 1 times EC32 sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 510 - 1515 meters, 1310 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-09-01 and 2017-11-17

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus aberrans gerardi: casent0912088

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