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Species: Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) semitestaceus   Snelling, 1970 

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Camponotus semitestaceus_cf, Camponotus semitestaceus_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Camponotus (Tanaemyrmex) semitestaceus Snelling, 1970 PDF: 396 (w.) U.S.A. (California). Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Camponotus maculatus vicinus semitestaceus Emery, 1893; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.].
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1896j PDF: 371 (in list); Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 304; Wheeler, 1910a PDF: 571; Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 559; Emery, 1925d PDF: 75; Essig, 1926 PDF: 868; Creighton, 1950a PDF: 377; Smith, 1951c PDF: 842.
Material referred to Camponotus maccooki by Creighton, 1950a PDF: 377; Smith, 1958c PDF: 144.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 12 times found in oak woodland, 14 times found in chaparral, 5 times found in grassland, 10 times found in pine/oak woodland, 5 times found in on swimming pool surface, 5 times found in coastal scrub, 6 times found in chapparal, 3 times found in sagebrush-riparian vegetation, 3 times found in sagebrush, 2 times found in Sarcobatus scrub, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times nest under rock, 13 times under stone, 4 times under rock, 10 times ground nest, 3 times on ground, 4 times ground foragers, 4 times ex live oak tree, 1 times nest under rocks, 2 times nest in soil, 1 times ground foragers at night, 2 times stray workers, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 40 times hand collecting, 9 times Search, 3 times hand coll., 4 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), 1 times bait, 2 times direct collection, 1 times general collecting, 2 times pitfall trap, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 72 hours, 1 times at pecan shortbread bait, 30 am 3 Jul 2016 and picked up 8 times transect of 10 ethylene glycol pitfall traps (five 28 mm internal diameter, five 15 mm internal diameter), set out 7, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 2290 meters, 618 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1890-08-01 and 2018-04-21

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus maculatus vicinus semitestaceus: casent0905196, casent0905197

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