Camponotus clypeatus

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Camponotus clypeatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. clypeatus
Binomial name
Camponotus clypeatus
Mayr, 1866

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • clypeatus. Camponotus clypeatus Mayr, 1866a: 487 (w.) BRAZIL (Minas Gerais or Goiás; “Lagoa santa in Südamerica”).
    • Combination in C. (Camponotus): Forel, 1914a: 266;
    • combination in C. (Myrmopelta): Santschi, 1921f: 311;
    • combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1925b: 155.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 225; Forel, 1895b: 102; Emery, 1896d: 375 (in list); Forel, 1914a: 266; Emery, 1925b: 155; Borgmeier, 1927c: 152; Kempf, 1972a: 45; Bolton, 1995b: 93.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 93, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 155, combination in C. (Myrmaphaneus))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 266, combination in C. (Camponotus))
  • Mayr, G. 1866a. Myrmecologische Beiträge. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 53: 484-517 (page 487, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 311, combination in C. (Myrmopelta))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).