Camponotus decipiens

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Camponotus decipiens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. decipiens
Binomial name
Camponotus decipiens
Emery, 1893

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Specimen Label

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Nearctic Region: United States (type locality).
Neotropical Region: Mexico.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker


Queen

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • decipiens. Camponotus marginatus var. decipiens Emery, 1893i: 676 (w.q.) U.S.A. Wheeler, W.M. 1910f: 227 (s.w.q.m.). Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 117. Subspecies of fallax: Wheeler, W.M. 1910f: 227; Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 558; of caryae: Wheeler, W.M. 1917c: 28; Emery, 1925b: 117. Junior synonym of nearcticus: Creighton, 1950a: 388. Revived from synonymy, raised to species and senior synonym of rasilis: Snelling, R.R. 1988: 66.
  • rasilis. Camponotus fallax subsp. rasilis Wheeler, W.M. 1910f: 227 (s.w.q.m.) U.S.A. Petralia & Vinson, 1980: 386 (l.). Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 117. Subspecies of fallax: Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 558; of caryae: Wheeler, W.M. 1917d: 28. Raised to species: Creighton, 1950a: 389; Smith, M.R. 1951a: 845. Junior synonym of sayi: Snelling, R.R. 1968b: 355; of decipiens: Snelling, R.R. 1988: 66.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 95, catalogue)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 388, junior synonym of nearcticus)
  • Emery, C. 1893k. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamerikanischen Ameisenfauna. Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 7: 633-682 (page 676, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 117, combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 117, variety of caryae)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1988. Taxonomic notes on Nearctic species of Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pp. 55-78 in: Trager, J. C. (ed.) Advances in myrmecology. Leiden: E. J. Brill, xxvii + 551 pp. (page 66, revived from synonymy, raised to species, and senior synonym of rasilis.)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910i. The North American forms of Camponotus fallax Nylander. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 18: 216-232 (page 227, soldier, worker queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1910i. The North American forms of Camponotus fallax Nylander. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 18: 216-232 (page 227, variety of fallax)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917a. The mountain ants of western North America. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 52: 457-569 (page 558, variety of fallax)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1917c. The North American ants described by Asa Fitch. Psyche (Camb.) 24: 26-29 (page 28, variety of caryae)