Camponotus foreli

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Camponotus foreli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. foreli
Binomial name
Camponotus foreli
Emery, 1881

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

This ant has been observed tending larvae of Lampides boeticus (Obregon et al. 2015).

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality), Greece, Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, Spain.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • foreli. Camponotus foreli Emery, 1881b: 526 (footnote) fig. (w.) ALGERIA. Espadaler, 1986c: 115 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmosphincta): Forel, 1914a: 273; in C. (Orthonotomyrmex): Emery, 1920b: 258; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 97. Current subspecies: nominal plus tingitanus.

Description

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