Camponotus kiusiuensis

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Camponotus kiusiuensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. kiusiuensis
Binomial name
Camponotus kiusiuensis
Santschi, 1937

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Specimen Labels

Kim and Kim (1994) reported this species is found in trees and the vicinity of roots.

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality), Republic of Korea.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

This species is a possible host for the temporary parasite Polyrhachis lamellidens (Sakai, 1990).

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • kiusiuensis. Camponotus (Paramyrmamblys) kiusiuensis Santschi, 1937h: 379, figs. 11, 14 (w.q.) JAPAN.
    • [Misspelled as kuisiuensis by Chapman & Capco, 1951: 243; misspelled as kiushiuensis by Azuma, 1953: 5, Azuma, 1977: 116.]
    • Imai, 1966: 119 (k.).
    • Status as species: Azuma, 1951: 88; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 243; Azuma, 1953: 5; Azuma, 1955: 80; Onoyama, 1980: 201; Terayama, 1991: 167; Morisita, et al. 1991: 42; Bolton, 1995b: 106; Radchenko, 1997d: 813; Terayama, 1999b: 29 (in key); Imai, et al. 2003: 37; Terayama, 2009: 215; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 68.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 28 (Japan) (Imai & Yosida, 1964; Imai, 1969; Imai, 1969).

References

  • Imai, H. T. 1966b. The chromosome observation techniques of ants and the chromosomes of Formicinae and Myrmicinae. Acta Hymenopterol. 2: 119-131 (page 119, karyotype described)
  • Kim, B.-J.; Kim, K.-G. 1994. On the two new species, Camponotus concavus n. sp and fuscus n. sp from Korea (Hym., Formicidae). Korean J. Entomol. 24:285-292.
  • Sakai, H. 1990. Camponotus kiusiuensis Santschi, as a dark host of Polyrhachis lamellidens Fr. Smith. Insectarium 27: 67.
  • Santschi, F. 1937h. Fourmis du Japon et de Formose. Bull. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 77: 361-388 (page 379, figs. 11, 14 worker, queen described)
  • Terayama, M. 1991b. The subgenus Paramyrmamblys of the genus Camponotus (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Japan, with a description of a new species. Bull. Biogeogr. Soc. Jpn. 46: 165-169 (page 167, see also)

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