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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) conspicuus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Formica conspicua Smith, 1858a PDF: 48 (q.) JAMAICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1917g PDF: 462 (s.w.m.)
Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 5.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in sandy beach.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times stray foragers.

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

Elevations: collected from 2 - 390 meters, 196 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1987-08-04 00:00:00.0 and 2013-12-24 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus conspicuus: casent0903652

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