Camponotus cambouei

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Camponotus cambouei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus foersteri)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus cambouei
Forel, 1891

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Specimen labels

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus foersteri.

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • cambouei. Camponotus cambouei Forel, 1891b: 68, pl. 1, fig. 13; pl. 2, fig. 1 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR.
    • Combination in C. (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a: 266.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosaga): Emery, 1920b: 257.
    • Combination in C. (Mayria): Emery, 1925b: 122.
    • Junior synonym of foersteri: Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2018: 27.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 90, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 257, combination in C. (Myrmosaga))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 122, combination in C. (Mayria))
  • Forel, A. 1891c. Les Formicides. [part]. In: Grandidier, A. Histoire physique, naturelle, et politique de Madagascar. Volume XX. Histoire naturelle des Hyménoptères. Deuxième partie (28e fascicule). Paris: Hachette et Cie, v + 237 pp. (page 68, pl. 1, fig. 13, pl.2, fig. 1 soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 266, combination in C. (Camponotus))
  • Rakotonirina, J.C., Fisher, B.L. 2018. Taxonomic revision of the Malagasy Camponotus subgenus Mayria (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) using qualitative and quantitative morphology. Zootaxa 4438: 1–58 (DOI 10.11646/zootaxa.4438.1.1).
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922k. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. IX. A synonymic list of the ants of the Malagasy region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 4 45: 1005-1055 (see also)