Camponotus iheringi

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Camponotus iheringi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. iheringi
Binomial name
Camponotus iheringi
Forel, 1908

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay, Peru.

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

  • iheringi. Camponotus iheringi Forel, 1908c: 412 (s.w.) BRAZIL.
    • [Misspelled frequently as jheringi, for example by Emery, 1925b: 165.]
    • Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 271.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys): Emery, 1920b: 260.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 104; Wild, 2007b: 47.
    • Senior synonym of bajulus: Wild, 2007b: 47.
  • latinota. Camponotus iheringi var. latinota Forel, 1909a: 264 (w.) PARAGUAY. [Junior primary homonym of latinotus Forel, above.] Replacement name: bajulus Emery, 1925b: 165.
  • bajulus. Camponotus (Myrmobrachys) iheringi var. bajulus Emery, 1925b: 165. Replacement name for latinota Forel, 1909a: 264. [Junior primary homonym of latinotus Forel, 1907c: 144.] Junior synonym of iheringi: Wild, 2007b: 45.



  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 260, Combination in C. (Myrmobrachys))
  • Forel, A. 1908h. Ameisen aus Sao Paulo (Brasilien), Paraguay etc. gesammelt von Prof. Herm. v. Ihering, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Fiebrig, etc. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 58: 340-418 (page 412, soldier, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 271, Combination in C. (Myrmamblys))