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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) nicobarensis   Mayr, 1865 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus nicobarensis Mayr, 1865 PDF: 31, pl. 1, fig. 1 (w.) INDIA (Nicobar Is). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nicobar Island, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Nearctic

Distribution Notes:

Nicobar Is., Vietnam

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Beech Maple Forest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times shrubs and trees, 1 times in cut over beech maples, 1 times herbs-beech-maple forest, 1 times herbs and low shrubs, 1 times ground foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 205 - 914 meters, 559 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1899-05-01 and 2011-07-04

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus nicobarensis: casent0910158, casent0915687

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