Camponotus flexus

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Camponotus flexus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus crassus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus flexus
Mayr, 1862

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus crassus.

Nomenclature

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

  • flexus. Camponotus flexus Mayr, 1862: 671 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of crassus: Mayr, 1870a: 387.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 100, catalogue)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 671, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1870a. Formicidae novogranadenses. Sitzungsber. Kais. Akad. Wiss. Wien Math.-Naturwiss. Cl. Abt. I 61: 370-417 (page 387, junior synonym of crassus)