Camponotus holosericeus

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Camponotus holosericeus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. holosericeus
Binomial name
Camponotus holosericeus
Emery, 1889

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India, Myanmar (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Association with Other Organisms

  • This species is a host for the phorid fly Megaselia holosericei (a parasite) (Brown et al., 2015) (injured).
  • This species is a host for the phorid fly Megaselia sp (a parasite) (Brown et al., 2015) (injured).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • holosericeus. Camponotus holosericeus Emery, 1889b: 515 (s.w.) MYANMAR.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmosphincta): Forel, 1914a: 273;
    • combination in C. (Myrmosaulus): Emery, 1925b: 113.
    • Status as species: Forel, 1892j: 232; Dalla Torre, 1893: 235; Emery, 1895k: 479; Emery, 1896d: 373 (in list); Bingham, 1903: 374; Emery, 1925b: 113; Karavaiev, 1935a: 113; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 238; Bolton, 1995b: 103; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000: 354; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 70; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 68; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 28; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 24.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Fontanilla A. M., A. Nakamura, Z. Xu, M. Cao, R. L. Kitching, Y. Tang, and C. J. Burwell. 2019. Taxonomic and functional ant diversity along tropical, subtropical, and subalpine elevational transects in southwest China. Insects 10, 128; doi:10.3390/insects10050128
  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Karavaiev V. 1935. Neue Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet, nebst Revision einiger Formen. Treubia 15: 57-118.
  • Ran H., and S. Y. Zhou. 2011. Checklist of Chinese Ants: the Formicomorph Subfamilies (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) (I). Journal of Guangxi Normal University: Natural Science Edition. 29(3): 65-73.
  • Song Y., Z. Xu, C. Li, N. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Jiang, and F. Mo. 2013. An Analysis on the Ant Fauna of the Nangun river Nature Reserve in Yunnan, China. Forest Research 26(6): 773-780.
  • Xu Z. H., B. L. Yang, and G. Hu. 1999. Formicidae ant communities in fragments of montane rain forest in Xishuangbanna, China. Zoological Research 20(4): 288-293.
  • Xu Z., Zeng G., Liu T.-Y. and He Y.-F.. 1999. [A study on communities of Formicidae ants in different subtypes of vegetation in Xishuangbanna District of China.] Zoological Research 20: 118-125
  • Zryanin V. A. 2011. An eco-faunistic review of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). In: Structure and functions of soil communities of a monsoon tropical forest (Cat Tien National Park, southern Vietnam) / A.V. Tiunov (Editor). – M.: KMK Scientific Press. 2011. 277 р.101-124.