Camponotus melanocephalus

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Camponotus melanocephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. melanocephalus
Binomial name
Camponotus melanocephalus
Roger, 1863

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Venezuela (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.

  • melanocephalus. Camponotus melanocephalus Roger, 1863a: 144 (s.) VENEZUELA. Combination in C. (Myrmothrix): Forel, 1914a: 269; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 81.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 81, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 269, Combination in C. (Myrmothrix))
  • Roger, J. 1863a. Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegebenen Beschreibungen. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7: 131-214 (page 144, soldier described)