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Species: Camponotus (Phasmomyrmex) polyrhachioides   Emery, 1898 

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Camponotus polyrhachioides cupreus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus polyrhachioides Emery, 1898a PDF: 227. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Camponotus paradoxus (André, 1892). [Junior secondary homonym of Camponotus paradoxus (Mayr, 1866).].
Combination in Camponotus: Ward et al., 2016 PDF: 349.
Junior synonym of Camponotus paradoxus: Emery, 1925d PDF: 58.
[polyrhachoides: incorrect subsequent spelling by Wheeler, 1913a PDF: 81.].
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex. rotten log, 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 2 times Canopy fog, 2 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times EC28 Malaise trap, 2 times EC32 sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 754 meters, 466 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-09-01 and 2019-11-15

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus polyrhachioides: casent0909947; syntype of Phasmomyrmex paradoxus: casent0913761

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