Camponotus belumensis

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Camponotus belumensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. belumensis
Binomial name
Camponotus belumensis
Dumpert, 1995

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Specimen Labels

This species belongs to the Camponotus subgenus/species-group Karavaievia of southeast Asia. Most Karavaievia species are weaver ants that build their nests with silk. Biological details of this group and some of its constituent species can be found on the Karavaievia page.

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • belumensis. Camponotus (Karavaievia) belumensis Dumpert, in Dumpert, Maschwitz, et al., 1995: 98, figs. 1, 7 (w.q.) WEST MALAYSIA.

Description

References

  • Dumpert, K. 1995a. Taxonomy. Pp. 88-102 in: Dumpert, K.; Maschwitz, U.; Weissflog, A.; Rosciszewski, K.; Azarae, I. Hj. Six new weaver ant species from Malaysia: Camponotus (Karavaievia) striatipes, C. (K.) melanus, C. (K.) nigripes, C. (K.) belumensis, C. (K.) gentingensis, and C. (K.) micragyne. Malays. J. Sci. Ser. A. Life Sci. 16:87-105. (page 98, figs. 1, 7 worker, queen described)