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Species: Camponotus (Pseudocolobopsis) claviscapus   Forel, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Camponotus claviscapus Forel, 1899i PDF: 152 (s.w.q.) TRINIDAD. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Camponotus claviscapus Emery, 1896g PDF: 36. Nomen nudum, attributed to Forel.]
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in montane wet forest, 9 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in CCL 400, 3 times found in rainforest edge, 2 times found in wet broadleaf forest, 1 times found in seasonally dry scrubby vegetation, 4 times found in SSO 450m, 4 times found in Tropical woodland, 2 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in wet forest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times on low vegetation, 3 times in dead vine stem, 4 times dead branch, 2 times nest in dead branch Ficus, 1 times in dead stick, 3 times in dead stem, 1 times In dead branch Pelliciera rhizophorae., 1 times ex dead twig of Ficus, 3 times Sobre Vegetacion, 2 times ex dead twig, 2 times nesting in dead stick in Ficus, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 23 times Fogging, 13 times search, 12 times Malaise, 4 times hand collecting, 6 times Foggin, 4 times beating low vegetation, 3 times Sweeping, 2 times beating, 45-3 times beating vegetation, 2, 2 times Blacklight, 2 times flight intercept trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1780 meters, 322 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1972-08-03 00:00:00.0 and 2019-05-29 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus claviscapus: casent0910658, casent0910659

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