Camponotus vestitus anthracinus

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Camponotus vestitus anthracinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. vestitus
Subspecies: C. vestitus anthracinus
Trinomial name
Camponotus vestitus anthracinus
Santschi, 1930

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality).

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.

  • anthracinus. Camponotus (Myrmosericus) vestitus var. anthracinus Santschi, 1930a: 74 (s.w.) ANGOLA. Subspecies of cosmicus: Santschi, 1935a: 280. Currently subspecies of vestitus: Santschi, 1937d: 244.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 86, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1930b. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola, 1928-1929. Formicides de l'Angola. Rev. Suisse Zool. 37: 53-81 (page 74, soldier, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1935a. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 27: 254-285 (page 280, variety of cosmicus)
  • Santschi, F. 1937d. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola (2me voyage) 1932-1933. Fourmis angolaises. Rev. Suisse Zool. 44: 211-250 (page 244, variety of vestitus)