Camponotus cockerelli

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Camponotus cockerelli
Temporal range: Priabonian, Late Eocene
Bembridge Marls, Isle of Wight, UK
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. cockerelli
Binomial name
Camponotus cockerelli
(Donisthorpe, 1920)

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Great Britain (Oligocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • cockerelli. †Leucotaphus cockerelli Donisthorpe, 1920: 90, pl. 5, fig. 10 (m.) GREAT BRITAIN (Oligocene). Combination in Camponotus: Dlussky & Perfilieva, 2014: 85.

Description

References

  • Donisthorpe, H. 1920b. British Oligocene ants. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9(6): 81-94 (page 90, pl. 5, fig. 10 male described)