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Species: Camponotus (Myrmocladoecus) planus   Smith, 1877 

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Camponotus planus fernandinensis, Camponotus planus fidelis, Camponotus planus hephaestus, Camponotus planus indefessus, Camponotus planus isabelensis, Camponotus planus peregrinus, Camponotus planus pinzonensis, Camponotus planus sansalvadorensis, Camponotus planus santacruzensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 9 valid subspecies

Camponotus (Myrmorhachis) planus Smith, 1877a: 83 (w.) ECUADOR (Galapagos Is). Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1919d: 287 (s.w.q.m.).
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Ecuador, Galapagos Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Bambridge 1, Baltra, Bartolomé, Cousin, Fernandina, Floreana, Genovesa, Isabela, Logie, Marchena, Pinzón, San Cristóbal, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé, Santiago, Seymour Norte.


Presente en la zona litoral en áreas de mangle. Una población en la cima de volcán Wolf (Isla Isabela, 1700m.)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times atraída por las luces de las lámparas.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Aspirador, 1 times Aspirador; en tronco podrido, 1 times Colecta manual.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1616 meters, 935 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1899-12-31 and 2006-06-03

Type specimens: Holotype of Camponotus planus: casent0903646; Lectotype of Camponotus planus hephaestus: castype03690; syntype of Camponotus fernandinensis: castype00459; syntype of Camponotus fidelis: castype00458-01, castype00458-02, castype00458-03; syntype of Camponotus pinzonensis: castype00460-01, castype00460-02, castype00460-03; syntype of Camponotus planus indefessus: castype00456-01, castype00456-02, castype00456-03; syntype of Camponotus planus isabelensis: castype00455-01, castype00455-02, castype00455-03; syntype of Camponotus santacruzensis: castype00457-01, castype00457-02, castype00457-03

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