Camponotites

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Camponotites
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Camponotites
Steinbach, 1967
Type species
Camponotites silvestris
Diversity
3 fossil species
(Species Checklist)
Synonyms

Identification

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • CAMPONOTITES [incertae sedis in Formicinae]
    • Camponotites Steinbach, 1967: 101. Type-species: †Camponotites silvestris, by monotypy.
    • Camponotites senior synonym of †Rabidia: Dlussky, Wappler & Wedmann, 2008: 616.
    • Camponotites senior synonym and senior homonym of †Camponotites Dlussky: Dlussky, Karl, et al. 2011: 451.
    • Camponotites incertae sedis in Formicinae: Dlussky, Karl, et al. 2011: 451.

Taxonomic Notes

Placed within the Formicinae but unplaced to tribe by Ward et al. (2016).

References

  • Steinbach, G. 1967. Zur Hymenopterenfauna des Pliozäns von Willershausen/Westharz. Bericht der Naturhistorischen Gesellschaft zu Hannover 111: 95–102.