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Species: Camponotus (Myrmaphaenus) leydigi   Forel, 1886 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Camponotus leydigi Forel, 1886h PDF: 169 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Camponotus nobilis: Emery, 1925d PDF: 153
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Paraguay: Alto Paraguay, Alto Paraná, Amambay, Boquerón, Caaguazú, Canindeyú, Guairá, Pte. Hayes, San Pedro

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus leydigi   Wild, A. L., 2007, A catalogue of the ants of Paraguay (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 1622, pp. 1-55: 28, (download) 28 21367
Camponotus leydigi n. sp.  Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 39-41, (download) 39-41 3923

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in secondgrowth rainforest, 1 times found in field, 1 times found in littoral forest, 1 times found in roadside edge, 0 times found in Semideciduous seasonal forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times general collecting, 1 times foragers on ground, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 1 times porch light, 2 times direct collection, 45-3 times beating vegetation, 2, 0 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 600 meters, 176 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1981-01-23 00:00:00.0 and 2018-09-02 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus leydigi: casent0910625; type of Camponotus leydigi: focol2484

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