Camponotus atra

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Camponotus atra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. atra
Binomial name
Camponotus atra
(Buckley, 1866)

This taxon is considered to be unidentifiable and its identity is uncertain.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).

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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.

  • atra. Formica atra Buckley, 1866: 160 (w.) U.S.A. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of atra Zetterstedt, above (Bolton, 1995b: 86).] Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Camponotus: Emery, 1895c: 337; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 20. [Note: Wheeler, W.M. 1917c: 28 suggests synonymy with caryae.] Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Formicinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1467; in Camponotus: Bolton, 1995b: 86.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 86, catalogue)
  • Buckley, S. B. 1866. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 152-172 (page 160, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1895d. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. (Schluss). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 8: 257-360 (page 337, unrecognisable taxon; incertae sedis in Camponotus)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1902g. A consideration of S. B. Buckley's "North American Formicidae.". Trans. Tex. Acad. Sci. 4: 17-31 (page 20, unrecognisable taxon; incertae sedis in Camponotus)