Camponotus ligniperdus pictus

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Camponotus ligniperdus pictus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Camponotus novaeboracensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: Camponotus ligniperdus pictus
Forel, 1886

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Camponotus novaeboracensis.

Nomenclature

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

  • pictus. Camponotus ligniperdus var. pictus Forel, 1886: 141 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. [First available use of Camponotus herculeanus r. ligniperdus var. pictus Forel, 1879: 59; unavailable name.] Subspecies of herculeanus: Mayr, 1886: 420. Junior synonym of novaeboracensis: Forel, 1899: 130.

References

  • Forel, A. 1886. Études myrmécologiques en 1886. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 30: 131-215 (page 141, worker, queen, male described)
  • Forel, A. 1899. Formicidae. [part]. Biol. Cent.-Am. Hym. 3: 105-136 (page 130, Junior synonym of noveboracensis)
  • Mayr, G. 1886. Die Formiciden der Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 36: 419-464 (page 420, Variety of herculeanus)