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Species: Camponotus (Myrmosericus) flavomarginatus   Mayr, 1862 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Camponotus flavomarginatus Mayr, 1862 PDF: 664 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1907f PDF: 144 (q.m.); Menozzi, 1926a PDF: 38 (q.m.).
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1910c PDF: 271; Forel, 1914d PDF: 254; Santschi, 1914e: 41.
Junior synonym of Camponotus micans: Mayr, 1879 PDF: 647; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 243.
Junior synonym of Camponotus cinctellus: Forel, 1894b PDF: 70.
Senior synonym of Camponotus albisectus: Emery, 1895i PDF: 48 (in key); Emery, 1896j PDF: 372; Wheeler, 1922: 968; Menozzi, 1930b PDF: 118; Bolton, 1995b: 100.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Asia: Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1935b

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus flavomarginatus   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 44, (download) 44 3923
Camponotus flavomarginatus n. sp.  Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 664, (download) 664 4445
Camponotus flavomarginatus   Emery, C., 1877, Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte prima. Formiche provenienti dall Viaggio dei signori Antinori, Beccari e Issel nel Mar Rosso e nel paese de, Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (Genova) 9, pp. 363-381: -1, (download) -1 3735

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 14 times found in Tropical Forest, 2 times found in rocky outcrop with acacia, 2 times found in Garden, 1 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in under fig trees next to small stream, moist soil, 1 times found in Reserve Area (Tropical grassland), 1 times found in Reserve/Urban, 1 times found in Savannah For., 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in Ruderal, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on low vegetation, 2 times Foraging on ground, 2 times ground nest, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times Foraging, 1 times For. Trees, 1 times ex. bushes, 1 times Bait.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times Hand, 14 times Malaise, 2 times Preliminary, 1 times Pitfall, 1 times Winkler, 1 times Japanese umbrella, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 trap.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2875 meters, 994 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1891-04-01 00:00:00.0 and 2021-10-23 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011895; syntype of Camponotus flavomarginatus: casent0915599; syntype of Camponotus micans albisectus: casent0905793; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus rufoglaucus flavomarginatus contraria: casent0911767, casent0911768; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus rufoglaucus flavomarginatus miniata: casent0903508; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Camponotus rufoglaucus flavomarginatus paucipubens: casent0911769, casent0911770

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