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Species: Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) auricomus   Roger, 1862 

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See Also:

Camponotus auricomus lucianus, Camponotus auricomus vincentensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Camponotus auricomus Roger, 1862c PDF: 283 (footnote) (w.q.) MEXICO. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1879a PDF: 98 (m.).
Subspecies of Camponotus senex: Forel, 1879a PDF: 97.
Revived status as species: Forel, 1893j PDF: 334; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 222.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus auricomus   Forel, A., 1893, Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent. Récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith., Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1893, pp. 333-418: 334-335, (download) 334-335 3948
Camponotus auricomus   Mayr, G., 1866, Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 16, pp. 885-908: 886, (download) 886 4366

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in pine/oak/thorn scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times beating vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collecting.

Elevations: collected at 1790 m

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus auricomus: casent0910679

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