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Species: Camponotus (Myrmisolepis) braunsi   Mayr, 1895 

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See Also:

Camponotus braunsi candidus, Camponotus braunsi epinotalis, Camponotus braunsi erythromelus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Camponotus braunsi Mayr, 1895 PDF: 151 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1901b PDF: 28 (footnote) (q.); Arnold, 1924 PDF: 715 (s.).
Current subspecies: nominal plus C. b. candidus, C. b. epinotalis, C. b. erythromelus.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Mayr 1901b


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Camponotus braunsi   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 151, (download) 151 4387
Camponotus (Orthonotomyrmex) braunsi   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 135, (download) 135 8111

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Combretum bushveld - open.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex Acacia drepanolobium occupied by Tetraponera.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Sweeping, 1 times Yellow Pan Trap.

Elevations: collected from 1400 - 1800 meters, 1666 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1921-11-14 and 1996-05-08

Type specimens:

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