Camponotus westermanni

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Camponotus westermanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. westermanni
Binomial name
Camponotus westermanni
Mayr, 1862

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

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.

  • westermanni. Camponotus westermanni Mayr, 1862: 665 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 272; in C. (Neomyrmamblys): Santschi, 1922c: 115; in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 156. Current subspecies: nominal plus fulvicornis.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 156, Combination in C. Myrmaphaenus))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 272, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 665, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1922d. Camponotus néotropiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 62: 97-124 (page 115, Combination in C. (Neomyrmamblys))