Camponotus irritans pallidus

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Camponotus irritans pallidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. irritans
Subspecies: C. irritans pallidus
Trinomial name
Camponotus irritans pallidus
(Smith, F., 1857)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo (type locality), Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines.
Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Minor Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • pallidus. Formica pallida Smith, F. 1857a: 57 (s.) BORNEO. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Formica pallida Latreille, 1798: 41 (now in Lasius) (Bolton, 1995b: 116).] Smith, F. 1860a: 68 (w.q.). Combination in Camponotus: Mayr, 1862: 656; in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1913k: 125; in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 94. Subspecies of maculatus: Forel, 1903d: 408; Santschi, 1919a: 326; Mann, 1921: 477. Revived status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1919e: 108. Currently subspecies of irritans: Emery, 1920c: 7; Emery, 1925b: 94.

Description

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 273, listed)
  • 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))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 94, Subspecies of irritans)
  • Forel, A. 1903f. Les fourmis des îles Andamans et Nicobares. Rapports de cette faune avec ses voisines. Rev. Suisse Zool. 11: 399-411 (page 408, Race/subspecies of maculatus)
  • Forel, A. 1913l. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Ostindien ausgeführt im Auftrage der Kgl. Preuss. Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin von H. v. Buttel-Reepen. II. Ameisen aus Sumatra, Java, Malacca und Ceylon. Gesammelt von Her (page 125, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Mann, W. M. 1921. The ants of the Fiji Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 401-499 (page 477, Race/subspecies of maculatus)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 656, Combination in Camponotus)
  • Santschi, F. 1919a. Cinq notes myrmécologiques. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 52: 325-350 (page 326, Race/subspecies of maculatus)
  • Smith, F. 1857a. Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 2: 42-88 (page 57, soldier described)
  • Smith, F. 1860a. Descriptions of new species of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at Celebes. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 5(17b)(suppl. to vol. 4 4: 57-93 (page 68, worker, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1919h. A new paper-making Crematogaster from the southeastern United States. Psyche (Camb.) 26: 107-112 (page 108, Revived status as species)