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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) dorycus   (Smith, 1860) 

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Camponotus dorycus recticeps

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica dorycus Smith, 1860b PDF: 96 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 4.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Indonesia
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215

Esp. C. dorycus SmHNS.

Une [[ worker ]] recoltee a l'ile de Thursday, a la pointe nord de l'Australie par le Dr Finsch (Musee de Berlin):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in lowland wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nesting in rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 175 - 200 meters, 191 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected on 1996-10-23

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus dorycus: casent0901916

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