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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) morosus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica morosa Smith, 1858a PDF: 50 (w.) CHILE. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1865 PDF: 32 (s.).
Subspecies of Camponotus rubripes: Forel, 1886h PDF: 144.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus distinguendus: Emery, 1895k PDF: 18; Emery, 1906c PDF: 191; Santschi, 1916e PDF: 396.
Revived status as species: Menozzi, 1935c PDF: 329; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 69; Snelling & Hunt, 1975 PDF: 120.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Chile
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus morosus   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 30, (download) 30 3923
Camponotus morosus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 665, (download) 665 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Nothofagus forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 2800 meters, 1066 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus morosus: casent0903651

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