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Species: Camponotus (Myrmothrix) floridanus   (Buckley, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Formica floridana Buckley, 1866 PDF: 161 (w.) U.S.A. (Florida). Nearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: U.S.A.: Florida (Norton). Primary type depository: unknown (no material known to exist (Creighton, 1950a PDF: 396)). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423 (q.m.); Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 325 (s.).
Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1886d PDF: 423.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
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Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in scrub/dune habitat, 3 times found in foredunes, 0 times found in dunes on north side of island, from nest in decaying stump, 0 times found in pine/oak dune woodland, 0 times found in sandy landscaped area at Ft. Lauderdale public beach, 3 times found in oak-pine woodland, 0 times found in wild cotton, 0 times found in hind dunes, 0 times found in on palms and in soil by palms, 2 times found in mangroves, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex rotten log, 3 times nest in twig on ground, 1 times in dead wood on ground, 1 times ground nest, 1 times EOct rotten log, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times nest, 1 times in dead wood, 1 times foragers, 1 times ex dead branch of Quercus virginiana, 1 times dry litter u fern near pond, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Blacklight trap, 0 times general collecting, 0 times pitfall trap, 0 times UV light, 4 times search, 1 times sweeping, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 21 hours, 0 times hotdog bait, 1 times direct collection, 1 times malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 3 - 52 meters, 19 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1929-10-10 00:00:00.0 and 2021-12-23 00:00:00.0

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