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Species: Camponotus (Myrmocladoecus) mucronatus   Emery, 1890 

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See Also:

Camponotus mucronatus formaster, Camponotus mucronatus hirsutinasus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus (Myrmocladoecus) mucronatus Emery, 1890c PDF: 58 (s.w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Emery, 1894l PDF: 63.].
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 7 times found in SSO 350m, 5 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 4 times found in montane wet forest, 1 times found in coastal vegetation, 3 times found in 2nd growth moist forest/pasture edge, 3 times found in SSO 450m, 1 times found in 2nd growth vegetation, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times beating vegetation, 2 times nest in hollow twig, 1 times nest in hollow branch, 1 times ex dead stick on live tree, 4 times strays, 1 times roadside veg., workers in cavity in dead stick., 3 times on orchids, 2 times N-S leg of LEP; recent treefall; small Stryphnodendron and some other tree; the, 1 times in Rhizophora stump, 1 times in dead stem, 2 times in dead branch Triplaris americana, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Fogging, 5 times hand collecting, 9 times search, 8 times Beating, 4 times Malaise, 2 times Baiting, 1 times blacklight, 1 times Sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 980 meters, 200 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1959-10-27 and 2019-05-29

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus mucronatus: casent0905529, casent0905530

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