Camponotus benguelensis

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Camponotus benguelensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. benguelensis
Binomial name
Camponotus benguelensis
Santschi, 1911

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -12.6° to -12.6°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • benguelensis. Camponotus foraminosus st. benguelensis Santschi, 1911g: 213 (s.w.q.m.) ANGOLA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Santschi, 1915c: 269.
    • Subspecies of foraminosus: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 979.
    • Subspecies of grandidieri: Santschi, 1915c: 269 (in key); Emery, 1925b: 132; Santschi, 1930b: 58.
    • Status as species: Santschi, 1937d: 242; Bolton, 1995b: 88.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 88, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 132, subspecies of grandidieri)
  • Santschi, F. 1911g. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo et du Benguela. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 1: 204-217 (page 213, soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 269, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Santschi, F. 1937d. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola (2me voyage) 1932-1933. Fourmis angolaises. Rev. Suisse Zool. 44: 211-250 (page 244, raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Santschi F. 1911. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo et du Benguela. Revue Zoologique Africaine (Brussels) 1: 204-217.
  • Santschi F. 1915. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 84: 244-282.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004