Camponotus circumspectus

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Camponotus circumspectus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. circumspectus
Binomial name
Camponotus circumspectus
(Smith, F., 1861)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Sulawesi.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • circumspectus. Formica circumspecta Smith, F. 1861b: 37 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 4; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 465.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica circumspecta

One queen syntype and one worker minor syntype in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Tond.” The major worker mentioned by Smith could not be found.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 92, catalogue)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 465, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 4, combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1861b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 36-48 (page 37, worker, queen described)