Camponotus caesar

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Camponotus caesar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. caesar
Binomial name
Camponotus caesar
Forel, 1886

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 3.73503° to 3.73503°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality), Guinea.

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.

  • caesar. Camponotus caesar Forel, 1886f: 162 (w.) ANGOLA.
    • Emery, 1899e: 504 (s.q.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmogigas): Forel, 1912i: 91;
    • combination in C. (Dinomyrmex): Forel, 1914a: 268;
    • combination in C. (Myrmoxygenys): Emery, 1925b: 70.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 223; Emery, 1896d: 370 (in list); Emery, 1899e: 503; Forel, 1909b: 66; Emery, 1912c: 2; Santschi, 1920g: 180; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 243, 962; Emery, 1925b: 70; Santschi, 1930b: 56; Santschi, 1937d: 239; Bolton, 1995b: 90.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus imperator.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 90, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1899d. Fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 459-504 (page 503, soldier, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 70, combination in C. (Myrmoxygenys))
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 162, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 91, combination in C. (Myrmogigas))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 268, combination in C. (Dinomyrmex))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1912. Formiche raccolte durante i viaggi di S. A. R. la Duchessa Elena d'Aosta nella regione dei grandi laghi dell'Africa equatoriale. Annu. Mus. Zool. R. Univ. Napoli (n.s.)3(2 26: 1-2.
  • Forel A. 1886. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 30: 131-215.
  • Santschi F. 1937. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola (2me voyage) 1932-1933. Fourmis angolaises. Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 44: 211-250.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 39-269.
  • 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