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Species: Camponotus (Mayria) namacola   Prins, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Camponotus (Mayria) namacolus Prins, 1973 PDF: 20, figs. 23, 24, 33 (w.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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Camponotus namacola; Namaqua Sugar ant [minor worker: majors have not been found]; illustration ©2020 by Peter Slingsby. First described by Prins in 1973, he named it "Camponotus namacolus"; I am intrigued to know why AntWeb calls it C namacola???

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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Namibia, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 1 times found in Mixed savanna in Gordonia Duneveld.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1225 meters, 808 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1959-10-05 and 2015-02-18

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011917



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