Camponotus coruscus

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Camponotus coruscus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. coruscus
Binomial name
Camponotus coruscus
(Smith, F., 1862)

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Specimen labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama (type locality), Venezuela.


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.

  • coruscus. Formica corusca Smith, F. 1862b: 30 (w.) PANAMA.
    • [Misspelled as corruscus by Mayr, 1870a: 373.]
    • Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1870a: 373;
    • combination in C. (Myrmothrix): Forel, 1914a: 268;
    • combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus): Emery, 1920b: 256;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 80.
    • Status as species: Mayr, 1863: 413; Mayr, 1870a: 373 (in key); Forel, 1879a: 90; Forel, 1885a: 345; Dalla Torre, 1893: 226; Emery, 1896d: 375 (in list); Forel, 1899c: 148; Forel, 1902b: 171; Forel, 1907e: 10; Emery, 1925b: 80; Kempf, 1972a: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 94; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012: 255; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 757.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus astilbus, fulgens.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 94, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 256, combination in C. (Myrmaphaenus))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 80, combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 268, combination in C. (Myrmothrix))
  • Mayr, G. 1870a. Formicidae novogranadenses. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 61: 370-417 (page 373, combination in Camponotus)
  • Smith, F. 1862b. Descriptions of new species of aculeate Hymenoptera, collected at Panama by R. W. Stretch, Esq., with a list of described species, and the various localities where they have previously occurred. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (3) 1: 29-44 (page 30, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Branstetter M. G. and L. Sáenz. 2012. Las hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Guatemala. Pp. 221-268 in: Cano E. B. and J. C. Schuster. (eds.) 2012. Biodiversidad de Guatemala. Volumen 2. Guatemala: Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, iv + 328 pp
  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Del Toro, I., M. Vázquez, W.P. Mackay, P. Rojas and R. Zapata-Mata. Hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Tabasco: explorando la diversidad de la mirmecofauna en las selvas tropicales de baja altitud. Dugesiana 16(1):1-14.
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133
  • Wheeler W. M. 1942. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 90: 1-262.