Camponotus formiciformis

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Camponotus formiciformis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. formiciformis
Binomial name
Camponotus formiciformis
Forel, 1885

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Belize, Ecuador, Guatemala (type locality), Mexico.


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.

  • formiciformis. Camponotus senex r. formiciformis Forel, 1885a: 345 (s.w.) GUATEMALA.
    • [Misspelled as formicaeformis by Wheeler, W.M. 1907a: 276.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys): Emery, 1925b: 164.
    • Subspecies of senex: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 251 (footnote); Emery, 1896d: 377 (in list).
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 232; Forel, 1899c: 141; Wheeler, W.M. 1907a: 276; Emery, 1925b: 164; Stitz, 1937: 136; Kempf, 1972a: 52; Bolton, 1995b: 100; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012: 255; Bezděčková, et al. 2015: 112; Mackay & Mackay, 2019: 759.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 100, catalogue)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 232, raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 164, combination in C. (Myrmobrachys))
  • Forel, A. 1885a [1884]. Études myrmécologiques en 1884 avec une description des organes sensoriels des antennes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 20: 316-380 (page 345, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1899i. Formicidae. [concl.]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 137-160 (page 141, raised to species)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Fernández, F. and S. Sendoya. 2004. Lista de las hormigas neotropicales. Biota Colombiana Volume 5, Number 1.
  • Flores, C. P., J. A. R. Garza, and A. E. C. Ramirez. 2004. Conocimiento Tlapaneco de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) de Malinaltepec, Guerrero, Mexico. Etnobiologia 4: 19-28.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Rojas Fernandez P. 2010. Capítulo 24. Hormigas (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae). In: Diversidad Biológica de Veracruz. Volumen Invertebrados. CONABIO-Gobierno del Estado de Veracruz.
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133
  • Wheeler W. M. 1907. A collection of ants from British Honduras. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 23: 271-277.