Camponotus clarus

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Camponotus clarus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus castaneus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus clarus
Mayr, 1862

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus castaneus.

Nomenclature

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

  • clarus. Camponotus clarus Mayr, 1862: 660 (w.) U.S.A. Junior synonym of mellea: Mayr, 1866a: 485 (in text).

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 92, catalogue)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 661, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1866a. Myrmecologische Beiträge. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 53: 484-517 (page 485, junior synonym of mellea (in text))