Camponotus montivagus

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Camponotus montivagus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. montivagus
Binomial name
Camponotus montivagus
Forel, 1885

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Guatemala (type locality), Mexico.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • montivagus. Camponotus nitidus r. montivagus Forel, 1885a: 347 (w.s.) GUATEMALA.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmamblys): Forel, 1914a: 272;
    • combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis): Snelling, R.R. 1988: 57;
    • combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 118; Mackay & Mackay, 1997b: 328.
    • Subspecies of nitidus: Emery, in Dalla Torre, 1893: 245 (footnote).
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 243; Emery, 1896d 375 (in list); Forel, 1899c: 154; Emery, 1925b: 118; Kempf, 1972a: 47; Brandão, 1991: 332; Bolton, 1995b: 112; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012: 256; Mackay & Mackay, 1997b: 328 (redescription).
    • Senior synonym of nuperus: Mackay & Mackay, 1997b: 328.
  • nuperus. Camponotus nitidus var. nuperus Wheeler, W.M. 1914b: 58 (s.w.q.) MEXICO (Hidalgo).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmentoma): Emery, 1925b: 118.
    • Subspecies of montivagus: Emery, 1925b: 118; Kempf, 1972a: 47; Bolton, 1995b: 114.
    • Junior synonym of montivagus: Mackay & Mackay, 1997b: 328.

Description

References

  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 243, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 118, Combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Forel, A. 1885a [1884]. Études myrmécologiques en 1884 avec une description des organes sensoriels des antennes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 20: 316-380 (page 347, worker, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 272, Combination in C. (Myramblys))
  • Mackay, W. P.; Mackay, E. E. 1997b. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the montivagus species complex, genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 30: 319-334 (page 328, Combination in C. (Myrmentoma))
  • Mackay, W. P.; Mackay, E. E. 1997b. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the montivagus species complex, genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 30: 319-334 (page 328, Senior synonym of nuperus)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1988. Taxonomic notes on Nearctic species of Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pp. 55-78 in: Trager, J. C. (ed.) Advances in myrmecology. Leiden: E. J. Brill, xxvii + 551 pp. (page 57, Combination in C. (Pseudocolobopsis))

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dattilo W. et al. 2019. MEXICO ANTS: incidence and abundance along the Nearctic-Neotropical interface. Ecology https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2944
  • Fernandes, P.R. XXXX. Los hormigas del suelo en Mexico: Diversidad, distribucion e importancia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Mackay, W.P. and E.E. Mackay. 1997. A revision of the Neotropical ants of the montivagus species complex, genus Camponotus, subgenus Myrmentoma (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 30(3):319-333
  • Quiroz Robledo L. N., and J. E. Valenzuela Gonzalez. 1993. Contribucion al conocimiento de la mirmecofauna del estado de Hidalgo, Mexico (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). En: Villavicencio-Nieto (ed) Flora y Fauna del Estado de Hidalgo. Universidad Autónoma de Hidalgo. p. 340-393. ISBN 968-63 40-36-X
  • Vásquez-Bolaños M. 2011. Lista de especies de hormigas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) para México. Dugesiana 18: 95-133