Camponotus chapini

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Camponotus chapini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. chapini
Binomial name
Camponotus chapini
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • chapini. Camponotus (Myrmamblys) chapini Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 254, fig. 68 (s.w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Santschi, 1926c: 600;
    • combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Weber, 1943c: 386.
    • Subspecies of agonius: Santschi, 1926b: 252; Santschi, 1926c: 600.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1925b: 141; Weber, 1943c: 386; Bolton, 1995b: 91; McArthur, 2012: 203.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus ganzii.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 91, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1926b. Description de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens (IIIme partie). Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 13: 207-267 (page 252, variety of agonius)
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 600, combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Santschi, F. 1926c. Nouvelles notes sur les Campontous. Rev. Suisse Zool. 33: 597-618 (page 600, variety of agonius)
  • Weber, N. A. 1943d. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 93: 263-389 (page 386, combination in C. (Myrmamblys))
  • Weber, N. A. 1943d. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 93: 263-389 (page 386, revived status as species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 254, fig. 68 soldier, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Lévieux J. 1972. Les fourmis de la savane de Lamto (Côte d'Ivoire): éléments de taxonomie. Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire. Série A. Sciences Naturelles 34: 611-654.
  • Mikissa J. B., J. H. C. Delabie, J. L. Mercier, and D. Fresnau. 2008. Preliminary Assessment on the Interactions of Wasmannia auropunctata in Native Ant Communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of a Mosaic Gallery Forest/Savannah in Lope National Park, Gabon. Sociobiology 51(1): 207-218.
  • 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.