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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) vicinus   Mayr, 1870 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus vicinus Mayr, 1870b PDF: 940 (w.) U.S.A. (Connecticut). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Note: type-locality designated as California by Creighton, 1950a PDF: 381.].
Emery, 1893k PDF: 671 (s.q.); Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 302 (m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1968a PDF: 220 (l.).
Subspecies of Camponotus maculatus: Emery, 1893k PDF: 671; Emery, 1896j PDF: 371 (in list); Wheeler, 1904e PDF: 271; Wheeler, 1906i PDF: 345; Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 301 (redescription); Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 571; Forel, 1914c PDF: 620; Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 558; Essig, 1926 PDF: 868; Cole, 1936a PDF: 39; Cole, 1937b PDF: 139.
Subspecies of Camponotus sansabeanus: Emery, 1920b PDF: 232 (footnote); Emery, 1925d PDF: 75; Menozzi, 1932b PDF: 311; Cole, 1942 PDF: 387; Smith, 1951c PDF: 841.
Material of the unavailable name Camponotus maculatus vicinus subrostrata referred here by Creighton, 1950a PDF: 381; Snelling, 1970 PDF: 396; Smith, 1979: 1430; Snelling & George, 1979: 193; Bolton, 1995b: 129.
Material of the unavailable name Camponotus maculatus maccooki berkeleyensis referred here by Snelling, 1970 PDF: 396; Smith, 1979: 1430; Snelling & George, 1979: 193; Bolton, 1995b: 129.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 41 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 12 times found in pine/oak woodland, 9 times found in pine/fir woodland, 24 times found in oak woodland, 16 times found in chaparral, 6 times found in desert, 5 times found in coastal scrub, 11 times found in conifer forest, 16 times found in Pinyon-Cedar-oak woodland, 14 times found in ponderosa pine forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 97 times under stone, 99 times under rock, 20 times nest under stone, 12 times nest under rock, 20 times ex rotten log, 6 times stray foragers, 2 times nest in lupine root, 9 times foragers, 10 times under boulder, 6 times ground foragers, 6 times strays, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 163 times Search, 64 times hand collecting, 26 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 4 times direct collection, 2 times hand coll., 2 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 1 times Winkler sifter, 3 times hand collected, 2 times bait, 1 times beating, 1 times in pitfall trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2926 meters, 1399 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1897-05-07 and 2021-05-23

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus vicinus: casent0915806; syntype of Camponotus maculatus vicinus nitidiventris: casent0905195; syntype of Camponotus maculatus vicinus subrostrata: casent0909961; syntype of Camponotus maculatus maccooki berkeleyensis: casent0909960; type of Camponotus vicinus: focol0117

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