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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) nitens   Mayr, 1870 

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Camponotus nitens fuhrmanni

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Camponotus nitens Mayr, 1870a PDF: 378 (w.q.) COLOMBIA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Argentina, Colombia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in riparian forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in ground and under stone, 1 times nest in ground and under rock, 1 times in twig, thick brood, sexuals in nest.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 2740 meters, 1376 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1868-12-31 and 2007-12-22

Type specimens: Lectotype of Camponotus nitens: casent0915796; syntype of Camponotus nitens: casent0910004; type of Camponotus nitens: focol2354, focol2355, focol2356

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