Camponotus auricomus

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Camponotus auricomus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. auricomus
Binomial name
Camponotus auricomus
Roger, 1862

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, French Guiana, Greater Antilles, Guyana, Lesser Antilles, Mexico (type locality), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.

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.

  • auricomus. Camponotus auricomus Roger, 1862c: 283 (footnote) (w.q.) MEXICO. Forel, 1879a: 98 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys): Forel, 1914a: 270. Subspecies of senex: Forel, 1879a: 97. Revived status as species: Forel, 1893g: 334; Dalla Torre, 1893: 222. Current subspecies: nominal plus lucianus, vincentensis.

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)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 222, revived status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1879a. Études myrmécologiques en 1879 (deuxième partie [1re partie en 1878]). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 16: 53-128 (page 98, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1879a. Études myrmécologiques en 1879 (deuxième partie [1re partie en 1878]). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 16: 53-128 (page 97, race of senex)
  • Forel, A. 1893j. Formicides de l'Antille St. Vincent, récoltées par Mons. H. H. Smith. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1893: 333-418 (page 334, revived status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 270, combination in C. (Myrmobrachys))
  • Roger, J. 1862c. Synonymische Bemerkungen. 1. Ueber Formiciden. Berl. Entomol. Z. 6: 283-297 (page 283, (footnote) worker, queen described)