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Species: Camponotus (Camponotus) novaeboracensis   (Fitch, 1855) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Formica novaeboracensis Fitch, 1855 PDF: 766 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1910g PDF: 340 (s.w.q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1953e PDF: 182 (l.)
Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b PDF: 6.
Revived from synonymy as subspecies of Camponotus ligniperda: Forel, 1899h PDF: 130
Revived status as species: Creighton, 1950a PDF: 369
Senior synonym of Camponotus pictus: Forel, 1899h PDF: 130.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Cottonwood-willow forest, 4 times found in Tamarack bog, 1 times found in rocky coastal barrens, 3 times found in Forest margin, 3 times found in Mixed transition forest, 3 times found in Pasture, 3 times found in Aspen forest, 2 times found in Beech-maple forest, 2 times found in Black oak forest, 2 times found in forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 17 times log stage 4, 10 times log stage 3, 1 times ex rotten log, 3 times log stage 2, 2 times stump, log stage 2, 0 times pine log, 1 times log stage 1, garden, 2 times foraging on forest floor, 1 times under wood, 1 times rotting log, 1 times railroad embankment, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times search, 2 times direct collection, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times 40W BL (moth) trap, 50 males in trap in am of 9 June 2017, 1 times blacklight trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2743 meters, 1190 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1921-08-04 00:00:00.0 and 2017-06-09 00:00:00.0

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