Camponotus induratus

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Camponotus induratus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. induratus
Binomial name
Camponotus induratus
(Heer, 1849)

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Oeningen, Switzerland (Messinian, Late Miocene) and Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • induratus. †Formica indurata Heer, 1849: 116, pl. 11, fig. 2 (m.) CROATIA. [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 116.] Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1867b: 52.
  • pinguicula. †Formica pinguicula Heer, 1849: 118, pl. 9, fig. 9; pl. 11, fig. 4 (m.) SWITZERLAND (Miocene).
    • [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 118.]
    • Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1867b: 52;
    • Incertae sedis in Formica: Handlirsch, 1907: 866.
    • Status as species: Giebel, 1856: 165; Heer, 1867: 10; Mayr, 1867b: 52; Scudder, 1891: 693, 706; Dalla Torre, 1893: 248; Bolton, 1995b: 117.
    • Junior synonym of †induratus: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 249.

Description

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