Camponotus conspicuus

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Camponotus conspicuus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. conspicuus
Binomial name
Camponotus conspicuus
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Greater Antilles, Guatemala, Jamaica (type locality), Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Panama, Uruguay.


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.

  • conspicuus. Formica conspicua Smith, F. 1858b: 48 (q.) JAMAICA.
    • Wheeler, W.M. 1917g: 462 (s.w.m.).
    • Combination in Camponotus: Roger, 1863b: 5;
    • combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 267;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 80.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 413; Roger, 1863b: 5; Mayr, 1886c: 356; Dalla Torre, 1893: 226; Emery, 1896d: 372 (in list); Forel, 1902b: 171; Wheeler, W.M. 1905b: 133; Wheeler, W.M. 1908b: 163; Wheeler, W.M. 1917g: 462; Emery, 1925b: 80; Kempf, 1972a: 66; Bolton, 1995b: 94; Mackay & Delsinne, 2009: 496 (in key); Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012: 255; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 756.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus sharpi, williamsi.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Castano-Meneses, G., M. Vasquez-Bolanos, J. L. Navarrete-Heredia, G. A. Quiroz-Rocha, and I. Alcala-Martinez. 2015. Avances de Formicidae de Mexico. Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
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  • Emery C. 1886. Saggio di un catalogo sistematico dei generi Camponotus, Polyrhachis e affini. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna 5: 363-382
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
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  • Forel A. 1897. Quelques Formicides de l'Antille de Grenada récoltés par M. H. H. Smith. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1897: 297-300.
  • Forel A. 1902. Quatre notices myrmécologiques. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 46: 170-182.
  • INBio Collection (via Gbif)
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1953. La fauna mirmecológica de Bolivia. Folia Universitaria. Cochabamba 6: 211-229.
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  • Reyes, J. L. "Inventario de la colección de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) del Centro Oriental de Ecosistemas y Biodiversidad, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba." Boletín de la Sociedad Aragonesa 36 (2005): 279-283.
  • Smith M. A., W. Hallwachs, D. H. Janzen. 2014. Diversity and phylogenetic community structure of ants along a Costa Rican elevational gradient. Ecography 37(8): 720-731.
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133
  • Wheeler W. M. 1905. The ants of the Bahamas, with a list of the known West Indian species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 21: 79-135.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1908. The ants of Jamaica. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 24: 159-163.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1917. Jamaican ants collected by Prof. C. T. Brues. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 61: 457-471.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 90: 1-262.