Camponotus bonariensis tucumanus

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Camponotus bonariensis tucumanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. bonariensis
Subspecies: C. bonariensis tucumanus
Trinomial name
Camponotus bonariensis tucumanus
Santschi, 1922

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.
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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.
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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tucumanus. Camponotus (Myrmoturba) bonariensis var. tucumana Santschi, 1922c: 102 (w.) ARGENTINA (Tucumán).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Tucumán (E. Carette).
    • Type-depository: NHMB.
    • Santschi, 1922d: 261 (q.m.).
    • Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 79.
    • Subspecies of bonariensis: Santschi, 1922d: 261; Emery, 1925b: 79; Kusnezov, 1952d: 202; Kempf, 1972a: 65; Bolton, 1995b: 128.
    • Distribution: Argentina.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 79, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Santschi, F. 1922d. Camponotus néotropiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 62: 97-124 (page 102, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1922e. Description de nouvelles fourmis de l'Argentine et pays limitrophes. An. Soc. Cient. Argent. 94: 241-262 (page 261, queen, male described)