Camponotus himalayanus

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality), Nepal.

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.

  • himalayanus. Camponotus marginatus var. himalayanus Forel, 1893b: 431 (w.) INDIA. Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 118. Subspecies of fallax: Forel, 1906b: 84; of caryae: Wheeler, 1917c: 29; Emery, 1925b: 118. Raised to species: Radchenko, 1996b: 1200 (in key); Radchenko, 1997b: 704.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 118, Combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Forel, A. 1893c. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part II. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 7: 430-439 (page 431, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1906b. Les fourmis de l'Himalaya. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 42: 79-94 (page 84, Variety of fallax)
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1996e. A key to the ant genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) in Palearctic Asia. Zool. Zh. 7 75: 1195-1203 (page 1200, Raised to species (in key))
  • Radchenko, A. G. 1997c. Review of ants of the subgenus Myrmentoma genus Camponotus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) of the Asian Palearctic. Zool. Zh. 76: 703-711 (page 704, Raised to species)