Camponotus apicalis

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Camponotus apicalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. apicalis
Binomial name
Camponotus apicalis
(Mann, 1916)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • apicalis. Dendromyrmex apicalis Mann, 1916: 487, pl. 6, fig. 43 (w.) BRAZIL (Rondônia).
    • Combination in C. (Dendromyrmex): Fernández, 2002: 80.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1923a: 6; Emery, 1925b: 173; Borgmeier, 1927c: 161; Kempf, 1972a: 95; Bolton, 1995b: 169; Fernández, 2002: 80 (redescription); Bezděčková, et al. 2015: 111; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 752.
    • Senior synonym of filiae: Fernández, 2002: 80.
    • Senior synonym of guyanensis: Fernández, 2002: 80.
    • Senior synonym of opaciceps: Fernández, 2002: 80.
    • Senior synonym of wheeleri: Fernández, 2002: 80.
  • filiae. Dendromyrmex apicalis subsp. filiae Weber, 1943b: 74 (w.q.) GUYANA.
    • Subspecies of apicalis: Kempf, 1972a: 95; Bolton, 1995b: 169.
    • Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.
  • guyanensis. Dendromyrmex apicalis var. guyanensis Santschi, 1921g: 101 (w.q.) FRENCH GUIANA.
    • Subspecies of apicalis: Emery, 1925b: 173; Kempf, 1972a: 95; Bolton, 1995b: 169.
    • Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.
  • opaciceps. Dendromyrmex apicalis var. opaciceps Wheeler, W.M. 1923a: 6 (q.) BRAZIL (Amazonas).
    • [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Camponotus opaciceps Roger, 1863a: 141.]
    • Subspecies of apicalis: Emery, 1925b: 173; Borgmeier, 1927c: 161; Kempf, 1972a: 95; Bolton, 1995b: 169.
    • Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.
  • wheeleri. Dendromyrmex wheeleri Donisthorpe, 1937a: 623 (w.) TRINIDAD.
    • [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Camponotus wheeleri Mann, 1916: 477.]
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 96; Bolton, 1995b: 169.
    • Junior synonym of apicalis: Fernández, 2002: 80.

Description

References

  • Fernández, F. 2002a. Revisión de las hormigas Camponotus subgénero Dendromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pap. Avulsos Zool. (São Paulo) 42: 47-101 (page 80, Combination in C. (Dendromyrmex) and senior synonym of filiae, guyanensis, opaciceps, wheeleri)
  • Mann, W. M. 1916. The Stanford Expedition to Brazil, 1911, John C. Branner, Director. The ants of Brazil. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 60: 399-490 (page 487, pl.6, fig. 43 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bezdeckova K., P. Bedecka, and I. Machar. 2015. A checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Peru. Zootaxa 4020 (1): 101–133.
  • Donisthorpe H. 1937. Some new forms of Formicidae and a correction. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (10)19: 619-628.
  • Fernández F. 2002. Revisión de las hormigas Camponotus subgénero Dendromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo). 42: 47-101.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Franco W., N. Ladino, J. H. C. Delabie, A. Dejean, J. Orivel, M. Fichaux, S. Groc, M. Leponce, and R. M. Feitosa. 2019. First checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of French Guiana. Zootaxa 4674(5): 509-543.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Santschi F. 1921. Ponerinae, Dorylinae et quelques autres formicides néotropiques. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 54: 81-103.
  • Weber N. A. 1943. New ants from Venezuela and neighboring countries. Bol. Entomol. Venez. 2: 67-78.
  • Weber N. A. 1944. The tree ants (Dendromyrmex) of South and Central America. Ecology 25: 117-120.
  • do Nascimento, I.C. 2006. Fenologia dos Voos de Acasalamento em Formigas Tropicais