Camponotus capperi

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

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Greater Antilles, Jamaica (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.

  • capperi. Camponotus capperi Forel, 1899c: 138 (s.w.) JAMAICA. Combination in C. (Myrmothrix): Forel, 1914a: 268; in C. (Myrmobrachys): Wheeler, W.M. 1917g: 468; in C. (Myrmamblys): Emery, 1920b: 259; in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 156. Current subspecies: nominal plus corticalis, formosulus, subdepilis, unctulus.

Description

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 259, combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 156, combination in C. (Myrmaphaneus))
  • Forel, A. 1899i. Formicidae. [concl.]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 137-160 (page 138, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 268, combination in C. (Myrmothrix))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917g. Jamaican ants collected by Prof. C. T. Brues. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 61: 457-471 (page 468, combination in C. (Myrmobrachys))