Camponotus nirvanae

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Camponotus nirvanae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nirvanae
Binomial name
Camponotus nirvanae
Forel, 1893

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • nirvanae. Camponotus nirvanae Forel, 1893b: 433 (s.w.q.) INDIA. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 272. See also: Bingham, 1903: 377.

Description

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 377, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1893c. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part II. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 7: 430-439 (page 433, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 272, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))