Camponotus atrox

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Camponotus atrox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. atrox
Binomial name
Camponotus atrox
Emery, 1925

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea (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.

  • atrox. Camponotus (Camponotus) japonicus var. atrox Emery, 1925b: 73 (s.w.q.) KOREA. Replacement name for cruentata Emery, 1925b: 73. [First available use of Camponotus herculeanus subsp. japonicus var. cruentata Karavaiev, 1912b: 595; unavailable name.] [Junior secondary homonym of cruentata Latreille, 1802c: 116.] Junior synonym of japonicus: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 37. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1957: 49. Senior synonym of jeholensis, koreanus: Radchenko, 1997a: 555.
  • cruentata. Camponotus japonicus var. cruentata Emery, 1925b: 73 (s.w.q.) KOREA. [First available use of Camponotus herculeanus subsp. japonicus var. cruentata Karavaiev, 1912b: 595; unavailable name.] [Junior secondary homonym of Formica cruentata Latreille, 1802c: 116, above.] Replacement name: atrox Emery, 1925b: 73.
  • jeholensis. Camponotus herculeanus var. jeholensis Teranishi, 1936: 4 (w.) KOREA. Junior synonym of japonicus: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 36; of atrox: Radchenko, 1997a: 555.
  • koreanus. Camponotus herculeanus var. koreanus Teranishi, 1940: 71 (s.w.) KOREA. Junior synonym of japonicus: Yasumatsu & Brown, 1951: 36; of atrox: Radchenko, 1997a: 555.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 87, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 73, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 73, replacement name for cruentata)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1912b. Ameisen aus dem paläarktischen Faunengebiete. Rus. Entomol. Obozr. 12: 581-596 (page 595, First available use of Camponotus herculeanus subsp. japonicus var. cruentata; unavailable name.)
  • Latreille, P. A. 1802b. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des Crustacés et des insectes. Tome 3. Familles naturelles des genres. Paris: F. Dufart, xii + 467 pp. (page 116, junior secondary homonym of cruentata)
  • Yasumatsu, K.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1951b. Revisional notes on Camponotus herculeanus Linné and close relatives in Palearctic regions (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Fac. Agric. Kyushu Univ. 10: 29-44 (page 37, junior synonym of japonicus)
  • Yasumatsu, K.; Brown, W. L., Jr. 1957. A second look at the ants of the Camponotus herculeanus group in eastern Asia. J. Fac. Agric. Kyushu Univ. 11: 45-51 (page 49, revived from synonymy and raised to species)