Camponotus irritans hongkongensis

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Camponotus irritans hongkongensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. irritans
Subspecies: C. irritans hongkongensis
Trinomial name
Camponotus irritans hongkongensis
Forel, 1912

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • hongkongensis. Camponotus maculatus subsp. hongkongensis Forel, 1912n: 62 (s.w.) CHINA (Hong Kong). Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 94. Currently subspecies of irritans: Emery, 1920c: 7; Wheeler, W.M. 1930h: 76.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1920d. Studi sui Camponotus. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 52: 3-48 (page 7, Subspecies of irritans)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 94, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1912o. Einige neue und interessante Ameisenformen aus Sumatra etc. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15("Erster Ba Band: 51-78 (page 62, soldier, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1930k. A list of the known Chinese ants. Peking Nat. Hist. Bull. 5: 53-81 (page 76, Subspecies of irritans)