Camponotus platytarsus

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

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: French Guiana, Guyana, Mexico (type locality), Suriname.

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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.

  • platytarsus. Camponotus platytarsus Roger, 1863a: 150 (q.) MEXICO. Combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1920b: 256; in C. (Myrmoplatypus): Santschi, 1921f: 311.

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 256, Combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus))
  • 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 150, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 311, Combination in C. (Myrmoplatypus))