Camponotus montivagus

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Camponotus montivagus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. montivagus
Binomial name
Camponotus montivagus
Forel, 1885

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Guatemala (type locality), Mexico.

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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.

  • montivagus. Camponotus nitidus r. montivagus Forel, 1885a: 347 (w.s.) GUATEMALA. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 272; in C. (Pseudocolobopsis): Snelling, R.R. 1988: 57; in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 118; Mackay & Mackay, 1997b: 328. Raised to species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 243. Senior synonym of nuperus: Mackay & Mackay, 1997b: 328.
  • nuperus. Camponotus nitidus var. nuperus Wheeler, W.M. 1914b: 58 (s.w.q.) MEXICO. Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 118. Subspecies of montivagus: Emery, 1925b: 118. Junior synonym of montivagus: Mackay & Mackay, 1997b: 328.

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 243, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 118, Combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Forel, A. 1885a [1884]. Études myrmécologiques en 1884 avec une description des organes sensoriels des antennes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 20: 316-380 (page 347, worker, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 272, Combination in C. (Myramblys))
  • MacKay, W. P.; MacKay, E. E. 1997b. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the montivagus species complex, genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 30: 319-334 (page 328, Combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • MacKay, W. P.; MacKay, E. E. 1997b. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the montivagus species complex, genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 30: 319-334 (page 328, Senior synonym of nuperus)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1988. Taxonomic notes on Nearctic species of Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pp. 55-78 in: Trager, J. C. (ed.) Advances in myrmecology. Leiden: E. J. Brill, xxvii + 551 pp. (page 57, Combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis))