Camponotus brettesi

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Camponotus brettesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. brettesi
Binomial name
Camponotus brettesi
Forel, 1899

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Specimen labels

Subspecies

Gillette et al. (2015) in a Chaipas, Mexico field study of twig-nesting ants in coffee plants found C. brettesi nesting within one sampled plot of plants at 750m.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala (type locality), Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago.

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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.

  • brettesi. Camponotus brettesi Forel, 1899c: 141 (w.) GUATEMALA. Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys): Forel, 1914a: 270. Current subspecies: nominal plus canalis.

Description

References

  • Gillette, P. N., K. K. Ennis, G. D. Martinez, and S. M. Philpott. 2015. Changes in Species Richness, Abundance, and Composition of Arboreal Twig-nesting Ants Along an Elevational Gradient in Coffee Landscapes. Biotropica. 47:712-722. doi:10.1111/btp.12263
  • Forel, A. 1899i. Formicidae. [concl.]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 137-160 (page 141, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 270, combination in C. (Myrmobrachys))