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Species: Camponotus (Myrmosaulus) intrepidus   (Kirby, 1819) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica intrepida Kirby, 1819 PDF: 477 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lowne, 1865a PDF: 277 (s.); Mayr, 1862 PDF: 659 (q.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1968a PDF: 218 (l.)
Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 659.
Senior synonym of Camponotus agilis: Roger, 1863b PDF: 4; Forel, 1902j PDF: 493.
Senior synonym of Camponotus magnus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 4.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus intrepidus   McArthur, A. J., 2007, A key to Camponotus Mayr of Australia., Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): Homage to E. O. Wilson - 50 years of contributions. (Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80), pp. 290-351: 320, (download) 320 21285
Camponotus intrepidus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 659, (download) 659 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in sandy heath and swamp, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times earth mound colony, 1 times under rock.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection, 1 times flight intercept window/trough trap.

Elevations: collected from 750 - 783 meters, 774 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1933-03-12 00:00:00.0 and 2017-01-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus intrepidus: casent0903548

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