Camponotus somalinus

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Camponotus somalinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. somalinus
Binomial name
Camponotus somalinus
André, 1887

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: Oman.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • somalinus. Camponotus somalinus André, 1887: 280 (w.) SOMALIA. Menozzi, 1930b: 117 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 267; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 100. Current subspecies: nominal plus curtior, pattensis.

Description

References

  • André, E. 1887. Description de quelques fourmis nouvelles ou imparfaitement connues. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 6: 280-298 (page 280, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 100, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 267, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Menozzi, C. 1930b. Formiche della Somalia italiana meridionale. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 9: 76-130 (page 117, male described)