Camponotus orthocephalus

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Camponotus orthocephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. orthocephalus
Binomial name
Camponotus orthocephalus
Emery, 1894

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru.

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.

  • orthocephalus. Camponotus orthocephalus Emery, 1894c: 169 (s.) BRAZIL. Emery, 1920c: 37 (q.); Menozzi, 1927d: 339 (w.). Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 90; in C. (Pseudocolobopsis): Emery, 1920b: 259. See also: Kempf, 1968b: 410.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 169, soldier described)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 259, Combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis))
  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 37, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page ? 90, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Kempf, W. W. 1968b. Miscellaneous studies on Neotropical ants. IV. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 11: 369-415 (page 410, see also)
  • Menozzi, C. 1927d. Formiche raccolte dal Sig. H. Schmidt nei dintorni di San José di Costa Rica (Schluss). Entomol. Mitt. 16: 336-345 (page 339, worker described)