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Species: Camponotus (Myrmocladoecus) raphaelis   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Camponotus raphaelis Forel, 1899i PDF: 146 (s.w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype major and minor workers (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Costa Rica: Turrialba (A. Alfaro). Primary type depository: MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1925d PDF: 167; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 56; Bolton, 1995b: 119; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 256.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in montane wet forest, 6 times found in lowland tropical rain forest, 8 times found in rainforest, 6 times found in SSO 350m, 5 times found in Entre SHO y SSE, 7 times found in tropical wet forest, 3 times found in mature rainforest, 7 times found in tropical rainforest, 3 times found in Entre el SHO y SSE, 3 times found in wet forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times beating vegetation, 1 times in dead stem recent treefall, 1 times ex dead stick hanging from Astrocaryum, 2 times on low vegetation, 2 times nest in dead branch, 4 times Malaise trap, 1 times ex dead stick, 4 times Copa de arbol, 1 times nest in dead stem in canopy, 1 times ex dead stick hanging from tree, 2 times recently felled Carapa guianensis, in dead stem, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 41 times Fogging, 9 times search, 12 times Foggin, 13 times Beating, 6 times hand collecting, 10 times Malaise, 1 times beating vegetation (1 hour), 2 times blacklight, 2 times miniWinkler, 2 times Sweeping, 1 times Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 30 - 880 meters, 219 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1981-06-01 00:00:00.0 and 2016-06-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus raphaelis: casent0910742

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