Camponotus eugeniae

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Camponotus eugeniae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. eugeniae
Binomial name
Camponotus eugeniae
Forel, 1879
Subspecies

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Specimen labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa (type locality), Zimbabwe.


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.

  • eugeniae. Camponotus micans r. eugeniae Forel, 1879a: 78 (s.w.) SOUTH AFRICA, LESOTHO.
    • Forel, 1886f: 174 (q.); Arnold, 1924: 687 (m.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosericus): Forel, 1912i: 91.
    • Subspecies of rufoglaucus: Mayr, 1893: 195.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1886f: 174; Dalla Torre, 1893: 230; Emery, 1895h: 50; Emery, 1896d: 372 (in list); Forel, 1913a: 146; Santschi, 1914e: 41; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 965 Arnold, 1924: 687; Emery, 1925b: 105; Santschi, 1925h: 166; Santschi, 1930b: 57; Menozzi, 1939c: 108; Menozzi & Consani, 1952: 70; Bolton, 1995b: 98.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus amplior.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1924. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part VI. Camponotinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 675-766 (page 687, male described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 98, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 50, raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1879a. Études myrmécologiques en 1879 (deuxième partie [1re partie en 1878]). Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 16: 53-128 (page 78, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 174, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1886h. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 174, raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1912j. Formicides néotropiques. Part VI. 5me sous-famille Camponotinae Forel. Mém. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 20: 59-92 (page 91, combination in C. (Myrmosericus))
  • Mayr, G. 1893b. Formiciden von Herrn Dr. Fr. Stuhlmann in Ost-Afrika gesammelt. Jahrb. Hambg. Wiss. Anst. 10: 194-201 (page 195, race of rufoglaucus)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Emery C. 1895. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64: 15-56.
  • Forel A. 1886. Études myrmécologiques en 1886.. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 30: 131-215.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Menozzi C. 1939. Hymenoptera Formicidae. Missione Biologica nel Paese dei Borana. 3: 97-110.
  • Menozzi C., M. Consani. 1952. Missione biologica Sagan-Omo diretta dal Prof. E. Zavattari. Hymenoptera Formicidae. Rivista di Biologia Coloniale 11: 57-71.
  • Samways M. J. 1990. Species temporal variability: epigaeic ant assemblages and management for abundance and scarcity. Oecologia 84: 482-490.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004