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Species: Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) crassus   Mayr, 1862 

Classification:
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See Also:

Camponotus crassus amazonicus, Camponotus crassus delabiatus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) crassus Mayr, 1862 PDF: 670 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. Primary type information: Published: Brazil: Rio Janeiro (Novara Expedition). Syntype CASENT0915791 AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Camponotus senex: Forel, 1879a PDF: 99.
Revived status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 227; Emery, 1906c PDF: 192.
Senior synonym of Camponotus flexus: Mayr, 1870a PDF: 387.
Senior synonym of Camponotus vezenyii: Wild, 2007b PDF: 47.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Alto Paraná, Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Guairá, Itapúa, Misiones, Ñeembucú, Paraguarí, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus crassus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 47, (download) 47 21367
Camponotus scipio subsp. insignis   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 55, (download) 55 21367
Camponotus crassus   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus crassus n. sp.  Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 670, (download) 670 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest, 4 times found in Yard in the urban area, 1 times found in littoral vegetation, 1 times found in cocoa plantation, 1 times found in restinga.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times nido en rama seca, 0 times Clearing, 1 times in lepidopteran chrysalid.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times direct collection, 6 times malaise trap, 00-4 times beating vegetation, 3, 2 times Manual sampling.

Elevations: collected from 2 - 195 meters, 108 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1904-12-31 and 2018-08-08

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus crassus picticornis: casent0911738; Lectotype of Camponotus vezenyii: casent0910722; not a type of Camponotus crassus: focol2456, focol2457, casent0910693; paralectotype of Camponotus crassus picticornis: casent0911739; syntype of Camponotus crassus: casent0915791; unpublished name: Camponotus crassus bliteus: casent0911732, casent0911733



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