Camponotus albosparsus

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Camponotus albosparsus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. albosparsus
Binomial name
Camponotus albosparsus
Bingham, 1903

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China, Japan.


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.

  • albosparsus. Camponotus taylori var. albosparsus Bingham, 1903: 354 (s.w.) INDIA. [First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. taylori var. albosparsus Forel, 1894c: 397; unavailable name.] Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 93. Subspecies of taylori: Wheeler, W.M. 1913e: 237; of barbatus: Forel, 1906b: 84; Forel, 1912b: 75; Wheeler, W.M. 1921c: 544; Santschi, 1937h: 379. Raised to species: Wang, C., Xiao & Wu, 1989b: 327. See also: Terayama, 1999b: 31.

Description

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 354, soldier, worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 85, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 93, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1894c. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part IV. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 8: 396-420 (page 397, First available use of Camponotus maculatus r. taylori var. albosparsus; unavailable name.)
  • Forel, A. 1906b. Les fourmis de l'Himalaya. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 42: 79-94 (page 84, race/subspecies of barbatus)
  • Forel, A. 1912b. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute. Formicidae (Hym.) (Schluss). Entomol. Mitt. 1: 67-81 (page 75, race/subspecies of barbatus)
  • Santschi, F. 1937h. Fourmis du Japon et de Formose. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 77: 361-388 (page 379, race/subspecies of barbatus)
  • Wang, C.; Xiao, G.; Wu, J. 1989b. Taxonomic studies on the genus Camponotus Mayr in China (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). [concl.]. For. Res. 2: 321-328 (page 327, raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1913f. Zoological results of the Abor Expedition, 1911-1912, XVII. Hymenoptera, II: Ants (Formicidae). Rec. Indian Mus. 8: 233-237 (page 237, race/subspecies of taylori)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921c. Chinese ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 529-547 (page 544, race/subspecies of barbatus)