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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) obreptivus   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus obreptivus Forel, 1899i PDF: 137 (s.w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Costa Rica, Panama
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nocturnal ground foragers, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times foraging on tree trunk.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 805 meters, 546 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1985-07-23 and 2015-07-03

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus obreptivus: casent0910034; paralectotype of Camponotus obreptivus: casent0910035; syntype of Camponotus obreptivus: casent0903647

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