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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) acvapimensis   Mayr, 1862 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus acvapimensis Mayr, 1862 PDF: 664 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1915c PDF: 348 (m.); Arnold, 1922 PDF: 656 (s.q.).
Senior synonym of Camponotus mombassae: Wheeler, 1922: 948.
Senior synonym of Camponotus flavosetosus: Brown, 1956a PDF: 39.
See also: Menozzi, 1930b PDF: 118.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Benin, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe
    Asia: Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Forel 1907g

Notes:

Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154

C. acvapimensis MayrHNS.

In Westafrika, und zwar: Los-Inseln, Grand Bassa und Junk River in Liberia, Old-Calabar, Camerun (Dr. Brauns), Sierra Leone (Belg. Museum).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in Savannah, 5 times found in Gallery For., 6 times found in Second. For., open times found in woodland, 4 times found in Cultives, 3 times found in Garden, 3 times found in Guinea savannah, 2 times found in Woodland, 1 times found in Grassland, Commiphora (open) times found in woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Nest und.stone, 2 times Foraging, 2 times associated with Pseudococcus on young cacao, 2 times on tree, 2 times Foraging ground, 1 times For. Trees, 1 times For. Tree, 1 times For. soil, 1 times ex. branch, 1 times on tree, with homoptera, 1 times On tree trunk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 27 times Hand, 7 times Winkler, 3 times yellow pan, 3 times Pitfall Trap, 2 times Turning over rocks, 2 times Malaise, 1 times Malaise Trap, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times Dead wood, 1 times Sweep. Veg., 1 times Sweeping, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2100 meters, 416 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-04-01 and 2019-11-16

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus flavosetosus: casent0903527; paratype of Camponotus flavosetosus: casent0903528; syntype (?) of Camponotus acvapimensis: casent0915680; syntype of Camponotus acwapimensis poultoni: casent0910101, casent0910102; type of Camponotus acvapimensis: focol2420, focol2421



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