Camponotus apicalis

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Camponotus apicalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. apicalis
Binomial name
Camponotus apicalis
(Mann, 1916)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • apicalis. Dendromyrmex apicalis Mann, 1916: 487, pl. 6, fig. 43 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in C. (Dendromyrmex): Fernández, 2002: 80. Senior synonym of filiae, guyanensis, opaciceps, wheeleri: Fernández, 2002: 80
  • guyanensis. Dendromyrmex apicalis var. guyanensis Santschi, 1921g: 101 (w.q.) FRENCH GUIANA. Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.
  • opaciceps. Dendromyrmex apicalis var. opaciceps Wheeler, W.M. 1923a: 6 (q.) BRAZIL. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of opaciceps Roger, above.] Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.
  • wheeleri. Dendromyrmex wheeleri Donisthorpe, 1937a: 623 (w.) TRINIDAD. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of wheeleri Mann, above.] Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.
  • filiae. Dendromyrmex apicalis subsp. filiae Weber, 1943b: 74 (w.q.) GUYANA. Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.

Description

References

  • Fernández, F. 2002a. Revisión de las hormigas Camponotus subgénero Dendromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 42: 47-101 (page 80, Combination in C. (Dendromyrmex) and senior synonym of filiae, guyanensis, opaciceps, wheeleri)
  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 399-490 (page 487, pl.6, fig. 43 worker described)