Camponotus simulans

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Camponotus simulans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. simulans
Binomial name
Camponotus simulans
Forel, 1910

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Namibia (type locality), Zimbabwe.

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.

  • simulans. Camponotus simulans Forel, 1910f: 28, pl. 1, fig. 4 (w.) NAMIBIA. Arnold, 1944: 17 (s.). Combination in C. (Myrmopsamma): Forel, 1914a: 270.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1944. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 5. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 1-38 (page 17, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1910e. Zoologische und anthropologische Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise im westlichen und zentralen Südafrika ausgeführt in den Jahren 1903-1905 von Dr. Leonhard Schultze. Vierter Band. Systematik und Tiergeographie. D) Formicidae. Denkschr. M (page 28, pl. 1, fig. 4 worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 270, Combination in C. (Myrmopsamma))