Camponotus foraminosus

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Camponotus foraminosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. foraminosus
Binomial name
Camponotus foraminosus
Forel, 1879

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cape Verde (type locality), Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal.
Palaearctic Region: Oman.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Camponotus foraminosus
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Nomenclature

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

  • foraminosus. Camponotus foraminosus Forel, 1879a: 87 (s.) CAPE VERDE IS. Forel, 1913e: 671 (q.); Forel, 1916: 444 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1953e: 196 (l.). Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Forel, 1912i: 91. See also: Forel, 1910c: 272. Current subspecies: nominal plus chrysogaster, cuitensis, deductus, dorsalis, flavus, honorus.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 100, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1879a. Études myrmécologiques en 1879 (deuxième partie [1re partie en 1878]). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 16: 53-128 (page 87, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1910c. Ameisen aus der Kolonie Erythräa. Gesammelt von Prof. Dr. K. Escherich (nebst einigen in West-Abessinien von Herrn A. Ilg gesammelten Ameisen). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 29: 243-274 (page 272, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 91, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Forel, A. 1913f. Quelques fourmis des Indes, du Japon et d'Afrique. Rev. Suisse Zool. 21: 659-673 (page 671, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1916. Fourmis du Congo et d'autres provenances récoltées par MM. Hermann Kohl, Luja, Mayné, etc. Rev. Suisse Zool. 24: 397-460 (page 444, queen described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1953e. The ant larvae of the subfamily Formicinae. Part II. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 46: 175-217 (page 196, larva described)