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Species: Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) brasiliensis   Mayr, 1862 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Camponotus brasiliensis Mayr, 1862 PDF: 671 (w.) BRAZIL (Rio de Janeiro). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype (?) worker. Primary type locality: Brazil: Rio de Janeiro (Drewsen). Primary type depository: NHMW. Type notes: No indication of number of specimens is given. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Kutter, 1932 PDF: 210 (q.)
Junior synonym of Camponotus crassus: Forel, 1895b PDF: 102.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1896j PDF: 377 (in list).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, French Guiana, Paraguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraná, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus brasiliensis   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 27, (download) 27 21367
Camponotus brasiliensis   Forel, A., 1905, Miscellanea myrmicologiques, II (1905)., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 49, pp. 155-185: 160, (download) 160 4001
Camponotus brasiliensis n. sp.  Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 671, (download) 671 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in centro.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times Miltizu lebend aus Butnesia sarmenti Bockholz lor, 1 times On fallen mature Chorisia sp..

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

Elevations: collected from 70 - 100 meters, 88 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1927-11-10 00:00:00.0 and 2002-12-11 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: not type of Camponotus brasiliensis: focol0430, focol0431, focol0432, focol0433, focol0434, focol0435, casent0910694; possible syntype of Camponotus brasiliensis: casent0915783, casent0915784

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