Camponotus virulens

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Camponotus virulens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. virulens
Binomial name
Camponotus virulens
(Smith, F., 1861)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Sulawesi.

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.

  • virulens. Formica virulens Smith, F. 1861b: 38 (w.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 4; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 465.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Formica virulens

Holotype worker major in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Labelled “Tond.”

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 465, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 4, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1861b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 36-48 (page 38, worker described)