Camponotus auropubens absalon

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Camponotus auropubens absalon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species group: grandidieri
Species: C. auropubens
Subspecies: C. auropubens absalon
Trinomial name
Camponotus auropubens absalon
Santschi, 1915

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Specimen Label

Identification

A member of the Camponotus grandidieri species group.

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -25.46667° to -32.375°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • absalon. Camponotus (Myrmotrema) auropubens var. absalon Santschi, 1915c: 274 (s.w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • [Misspelled as absolon by Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 979.]
    • As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 979.
    • Subspecies of auropubens: Arnold, 1924: 729; Emery, 1925b: 131; Bolton, 1995b: 83.

Description

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