Camponotus chloroticus

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Camponotus chloroticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. chloroticus
Binomial name
Camponotus chloroticus
Emery, 1897

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia, New Caledonia.
Indo-Australian Region: Cook Islands, Fiji, New Guinea, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands.

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Camponotus chloroticus for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • chloroticus. Camponotus maculatus subsp. chloroticus Emery, 1897d: 574 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Emery, 1914f: 424 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Emery, 1914f: 424; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 94. Subspecies of irritans: Emery, 1920c: 7; Karavaiev, 1933a: 316. Raised to species, senior synonym of chlorogaster, sanctaecrucis and material of the unavailable name samoaensis referred here: Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 93.
  • sanctaecrucis. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus subsp. sanctaecrucis Mann, 1919: 369, fig. 42 (s.) SOLOMON IS. Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 94. Subspecies of irritans: Emery, 1920c: 7. Junior synonym of chloroticus: Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 93.
  • chlorogaster. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) irritans subsp. chlorogaster Emery, 1920c: 7 (s.w.) VANUATU. [First available use of Camponotus (Myrmoturba) maculatus subsp. chlorotica var. chlorogaster Emery, 1914f: 429; unavailable name.] Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 94. Junior synonym of chloroticus: Wilson & Taylor, 1967: 93.

Type Material

  • Camponotus maculatus chlorotica Emery, 1897: Syntype, worker(s), Irupara, Papua New Guinea.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1897d. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 546-576 (page 574, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1914f. Les fourmis de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et des îles Loyalty. Nova Caled. A Zool. 1: 393-437 (page 424, male described, combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 7, subspecies of irritans)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 94, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Karavaiev, V. 1933a [1932]. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, VII. Konowia 11: 305-320 (page 316, subspecies of irritans)
  • Wilson, E. O.; Taylor, R. W. 1967b. The ants of Polynesia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pac. Insects Monogr. 14: 1-109 (page 93, Raised to species, senior synonym of chlorogaster and sanctaecrucis, and material of the unavailable name samoensis referred here.)