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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) sansabeanus   (Buckley, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica sansabeana Buckley, 1866 PDF: 167 (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 365; in Camponotus (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a PDF: 267; in Camponotus (Camponotus): Emery, 1920b PDF: 255; in Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex): Creighton, 1950a PDF: 378.
Junior synonym of Camponotus marginatus: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus marginatus: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 242.
Revived status as species: Emery, 1920b PDF: 232 (footnote); Cole, 1942 PDF: 387; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 378.
Senior synonym of Camponotus bulimosus, Camponotus torrefactus: Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 14.


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

Distribution Notes:

collected from the Chiricahua Mtns, Cochise Co.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in desert, 17 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 6 times found in low scrub, 3 times found in desert scrub, 2 times found in juniper/pinyon woodland, 3 times found in juniper desert, 1 times found in pinyon juniper woodland, 4 times found in sagebrush/pinyon-juniper, 2 times found in gamble oak/grassland edge, 1 times found in chapparal, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 35 times under stone, 20 times under rock, 3 times nest under rock, 3 times nest under stone, 1 times nest in dead juniper stump, 1 times nest bnth stone, 1 times crater nest in soil, 1 times nest in grass clump, 1 times in dead wood underground, 1 times beating vegetation at night, 1 times under dead wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 49 times search, 8 times hand collecting, 7 times direct collection, 1 times beating, 1 times Mercury Vapor Lamp, 2 times bait, 1 times Davis, 1 times CO2 trap.

Elevations: collected from 155 - 2660 meters, 1841 meters average

Type specimens:

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