Camponotus massinissa

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Camponotus massinissa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. massinissa
Binomial name
Camponotus massinissa
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

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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.

  • massinissa. Camponotus (Dinomyrmex) massinissa Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 244 (q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 89.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 89, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 244, queen described)