Camponotus sexpunctatus

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique (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.

  • sexpunctatus. Camponotus sexpunctatus Forel, 1894b: 66 (s.w.q.) MOZAMBIQUE. Combination in C. (Dinomyrmex): Forel, 1914a: 268; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 89. Subspecies of maculatus: Emery, 1896d: 371; Arnold, 1922: 633. Revived status as species: Emery, 1920b: 256; Emery, 1925b: 89.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 633, subspecies of maculatus)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 124, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1896j. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Mem. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (5)5:363-382 (page 371, subspecies of maculatus)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 256, revived status as species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 89, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 89, revived status as species)
  • Forel, A. 1894b. Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller etc. Mitt. Schweiz. Entomol. Ges. 9: 64-100 PDF (page 66, soldier, worker, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 268, combination in C. (Dinomyrmex))