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Species: Camponotus (Pseudocolobopsis) orthocephalus   Emery, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus orthocephalus Emery, 1894d PDF: 169 (s.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Kempf, 1968b PDF: 410.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Peru, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in second growth vegetation, 1 times found in edge of second-growth rainforest, 1 times found in cerrado, 1 times found in Narrow strip of riparian forest, surrounded by steep pastures, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, seasonally flooded, clay soil.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in dead stick, 1 times ex Cecropia sapling, 1 times ex Cecropia, 1 times nest in/under log, 1 times Nest in 15mm dia live herbaceous stem, 1 times ex Cecropia pachystachya.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search.

Elevations: collected from 13 - 550 meters, 218 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1954-09-23 and 2018-08-21

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus orthocephalus: casent0905498

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