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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) punctulatus   Mayr, 1868 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 11 valid subspecies

Camponotus punctulatus Mayr, 1868b PDF: 161 (w.q.) ARGENTINA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Camponotus tenuiscapus: Emery, 1888c PDF: 365; Emery, 1893m PDF: 254 (footnote); Emery, 1896j PDF: 375; Forel, 1899b PDF: 130.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Pte. Hayes, Paraguarí

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55

punctulatus MayrHNS 1868.

Caaguazú, Central, Concepción, Cordillera, Pte. Hayes, Paraguarí (ALWC, INBP, IFML, MZSP).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Grassland, 2 times found in coastal desert, 1 times found in roadside.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest in soil, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection, 1 times bait.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3090 meters, 270 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1993-10-03 00:00:00.0 and 2013-08-04 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus punctulatus: casent0915801; type of Camponotus punctulatus: focol2350, focol2351

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