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Species: Camponotus (Thlipsepinotus) lownei   Forel, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus lownei Forel, 1895a PDF: 43. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Camponotus nitida (Lowne, 1865). [Junior primary homonym of Formica nitida Razoumowsky, 1789.].
Crawley, 1922e: 33 (q.m.).
// Distribution


  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 lownei nov. sp.  Forel, A., 1895, Nouvelles fourmis de diverses provenances, surtout d'Australie., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 39, pp. 41-49: 3-4, (download) 3-4 3954
Camponotus lownei   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: 340, (download) 340 21285

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Eucalyptus/Callitris woodland, 1 times found in coastal forest (asuarina, Melaleuca, Eucalyptus), 2 times found in Modified wandoo woodland near paddock, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Roadside vegetation (exotic), 1 times found in Spinifex sandplain.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 2 times Nest in soil, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times soil, 1 times On ground, 1 times Litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By hand.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 120 meters, 74 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1932-07-15 and 2008-12-02

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus lownei: casent0910389, casent0910390; type of Camponotus lownei var. harveyei: focol2246, focol2247, focol2248, focol2249

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