Camponotus braunsi erythromelus

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Their Stories Are Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Camponotus braunsi erythromelus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. braunsi
Subspecies: C. braunsi erythromelus
Trinomial name
Camponotus braunsi erythromelus
Emery, 1896

Camponotus braunsi erythromelus casent0905435 p 1 high.jpg

Camponotus braunsi erythromelus casent0905435 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Label

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Somalia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • erythromelus. Camponotus erythromelus Emery, 1896i: 158, fig. (w.) SOMALIA. Menozzi, 1927f: 361 (q.). Combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex): Santschi, 1914b: 135; in C. (Myrmisolepis): Emery, 1925b: 134; Santschi, 1926b: 262. Currently subspecies of braunsi: Emery, 1897e: 605; Santschi, 1914b: 135; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 971. [Misspelled as erythroderus by Menozzi, 1939c: 108.]

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 98, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1896i [1897]. Formiche raccolte dal Cap. V. Bottego nella regione dei Somali. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 37[=(2(17): 153-160 (page 158, fig. worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1897f. Formiche raccolte da Don Eugenio dei Principi Ruspoli, durante l'ultimo suo viaggio nelle regioni dei Somali e dei Galla. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 595-605 (page 605, subspecies of braunsi)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 134, combination in C. (Myrmisolepis))
  • Menozzi, C. 1927f. Raccolte mirmecologiche dell'Africa orientale conservate nel Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria" di Genova. Parte I. Formiche raccolte dal Marchese Saverio Patrizi nella Somalia italiana ed in alcune località dell'Africa or (page 361, queen described)
  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 135, combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex))
  • Santschi, F. 1914b. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale, 1911-1912. Résultats scientifiques. Insectes Hyménoptères. II. Formicidae. Paris: Libr. A. Schulz, pp. 41-148. (page 135, subspecies of braunsi)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 262, combination in C. (Myrmisolepis))
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. 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. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 971, subspecies of braunsi)