Camponotus rubripes

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Camponotus rubripes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. rubripes
Binomial name
Camponotus rubripes
(Latreille, 1802)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Sierra Leone (type locality).

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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.

  • rubripes. Formica rubripes Latreille, 1802c: 112 (w.) SIERRA LEONE. Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 2; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 104. Junior synonym of maculatus: Mayr, 1865: 27. Revived from synonymy: Forel, 1886f: 143. See also: Emery, 1891b: 17.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1891c. Exploration scientifique de la Tunisie. Zoologie. - Hyménoptères. Révision critique des fourmis de la Tunisie. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, iii + 21 pp. (page 17, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 104, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 143, Revived from synonymy)
  • Latreille, P. A. 1802b. Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des Crustacés et des insectes. Tome 3. Familles naturelles des genres. Paris: F. Dufart, xii + 467 pp. (page 112, worker described)
  • 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 27, Junior synonym of maculatus)
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 2, Combination in Camponotus)