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Species: Camponotus (Myrmopiromis) storeatus   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus fulvopilosus subsp. storeatus Forel, 1910e PDF: 26 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1924 PDF: 739 (s.q.)
Raised to species: Robertson, 1990: 327

Taxon Page Images:

Top photo: Eugene Marinus, Hantam Botanical Garden, Nieuwoudtville

Bottom photo: Detlef Schnabel, Malgas, Western Cape


Sketch of Blonde balbyter ©2020 by Peter Slingsby, from specimens collected at Simonskloof


// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Namibia, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Nama-Karoo, 1 times found in rocks, 4 times found in Valley Bushveld, 1 times found in roadside, 1 times found in Fynbos, low times found in scrub, 1 times found in Karoo on rocky slope, 1 times found in succulent karoo on rocky slope, 1 times found in Valley Bushveld (non-trashed).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times In soil, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times By Hand, 2 times Nest, 3 times Yellow Pan Trap, 1 times pooter, 1 times Malaise Trap, 1 times Pitfall Trap, 1 times Turning over rocks.

Elevations: collected from 220 - 853 meters, 568 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-01-04 and 2016-11-02

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus storeatus: casent0910454; type of Camponotus fulvopilosus storeatus: casent0903505

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