Camponotus nicobarensis

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Camponotus nicobarensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nicobarensis
Binomial name
Camponotus nicobarensis
Mayr, 1865

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India, Laos, Nicobar Island (type locality), Thailand, Vietnam.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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Biology

Photo © Vladimir Zryanin

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nicobarensis. Camponotus nicobarensis Mayr, 1865: 31, pl. 1, fig. 1 (w.) INDIA (Nicobar Is). Combination in C. (Myrmothrix): Forel, 1914a: 269; in C. (Myrmoturba): Emery, 1920b: 255; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 95. Current subspecies: nominal plus monticola, rabbani.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 255, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 95, 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))
  • Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. II. Abt. 1. Wien: K. Gerold's Sohn, 119 pp. (page 31, pl. 1, fig. 1 worker described)