Camponotus sphenocephalus

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Camponotus sphenocephalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. sphenocephalus
Binomial name
Camponotus sphenocephalus
Emery, 1911

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Peru (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.

  • sphenocephalus. Camponotus sphenocephalus Emery, 1911a: 225 (q.) PERU. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 272; in C. (Myrmostenus): Emery, 1920b: 260. See also: Mackay, 1997: 202.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1911d. Fragments myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 55: 213-225 (page 225, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 260, Combination in C. (Myrmostenus))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 272, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • MacKay, W. P. 1997a. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmostenus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 99: 194-203 (page 202, see also)