Camponotus erinaceus

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Camponotus erinaceus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. erinaceus
Binomial name
Camponotus erinaceus
Gerstäcker, 1871

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • erinaceus. Camponotus erinaceus Gerstäcker, 1871: 355 (w.) TANZANIA. Emery, 1895a: 183 (q.); Forel, 1899b: 306 (s.). Combination in C. (Myrmotrema): Forel, 1912i: 91; in C. (Orthonotomyrmex): Forel, 1914a: 273; in C. (Myrmisolepis): Santschi, 1921f: 310.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 97, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1895b. Esplorazione del Giuba e dei suoi affluenti compiuta dal Cap. V. Bottego durante gli anni 1892-93 sotto gli auspicii della Società Geografica Italiana. Risultati zoologici. X. Formiche. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 35[=(2(15): 175-184 (page 183, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1899c. Trois notices myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 43: 303-310 (page 306, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 91, combination in C. (Myrmotrema))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 273, combination in C. (Orthonotomyrmex))
  • Gerstäcker, A. 1871. Beitrag zur Insektenfauna von Zanzibar. Arch. Naturgesch. 37(1 1: 345-363 (page 355, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1921f. Retouches aux sous-genres de Camponotus. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 310-312 (page 310, combination in C. (Myrmisolepis))