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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) vafer   Wheeler, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Camponotus vafer Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 315 (s.w.q.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Camponotus (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a PDF: 268; in Camponotus (Camponotus): Emery, 1925d PDF: 75; in Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex): Creighton, 1950a PDF: 381.
See also: Snelling, 2006 PDF: 95.


  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.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 13 times found in dry, scrubby oak/pine/juniper woodland, 2 times found in desert wash, 1 times found in oak woodland, 2 times found in Desert canyon forest, 2 times found in oak-juniper woodland in canyon bottom, 1 times found in oak/pine woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex live oak tree, 4 times ex live (white) oak tree, 1 times in wood of dead Populus, 1 times in large hollow branch of Quercus emoryi, 2 times under rock, 2 times in dead branch on live white oak, 1 times dead live-oak branch attached to live tree, 1 times under dead log, 1 times under bark of dead Populus, 1 times nest in dead stump., 1 times nest in dead oak branch, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times hand collecting, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 985 - 1851 meters, 1478 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1944-11-25 and 2016-08-12

Type specimens:

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