Camponotus hova mixtellus

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Camponotus hova mixtellus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. hova
Subspecies: C. hova mixtellus
Trinomial name
Camponotus hova mixtellus
Dalla Torre, 1893

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Malagasy Region: Seychelles.

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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.

  • mixtellus. Camponotus radamae var. mixtellus Dalla Torre, 1893: 249 (s.w.) MADAGASCAR. [First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. radamae var. mixtellus Forel, 1891b: 433; unavailable name.] Forel, 1912k: 165 (q.m.). Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 85. Currently subspecies of hova: Emery, 1925b: 85.

Description

References

  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 249, soldier, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 85, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex), and variety of hova)
  • Forel, A. 1912l. The Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, under the leadership of Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A. Volume 4. No. XI. Fourmis des Seychelles et des Aldabras, reçues de M. Hugh Scott. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. (2) 15: (page 165, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922k. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. IX. A synonymic list of the ants of the Malagasy region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 4 45: 1005-1055 (see also)