Camponotus nicobarensis

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Camponotus nicobarensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. nicobarensis
Binomial name
Camponotus nicobarensis
Mayr, 1865

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Photo Gallery

  • Camponotus nicobarensis worker. Photo by Ants Kingdom Asia.
  • Photo by Vladimir Zryanin.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India, Laos, Nicobar Island (type locality), Thailand, Vietnam.
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nicobarensis. Camponotus nicobarensis Mayr, 1865: 31, pl. 1, fig. 1 (w.) INDIA (Nicobar Is).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmothrix): Forel, 1914a: 269;
    • combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Emery, 1920b: 255;
    • combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex): Emery, 1925b: 95.
    • [Misspelled as micobarensis by Forel, 1892j: 229 (in key).]
    • Status as species: Emery, 1889b: 513; Forel, 1892j: 240; Dalla Torre, 1893: 244; Emery, 1896d: 371 (in list); Bingham, 1903: 364; Forel, 1903d: 408; Forel, 1907e: 19; Wheeler, W.M. 1913e: 237; Viehmeyer, 1914a: 115; Santschi, 1920h: 174; Wheeler, W.M. 1921c: 545; Wheeler, W.M. 1923b: 5; Santschi, 1924c: 114; Emery, 1925b: 95; Wheeler, W.M. 1927d: 10; Donisthorpe, 1929a: 448; Mukerjee, 1930: 158; Menozzi, 1932d: 9; Menozzi, 1939a: 317 (in key); Teranishi, 1940: 68; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 249; Wang, C., Xiao & Wu, 1989a: 223 (in key); Wang, C. & Wu, 1994: 30 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 113; Wu, J. & Wang, 1995: 179; Zhou, 2001b: 205; Jaitrong & Nabhitabhata, 2005: 15; Karmaly & Narendran, 2006: 95; Terayama, 2009: 216; Mohanraj, et al. 2010: 6; Ran & Zhou, 2011: 69; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 29; Bharti, Guénard, et al. 2016: 25; Jaitrong, Guénard, et al. 2016: 28.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus monticola, rabbani.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 255, Combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 95, Combination in C. (Tanaemyrmex))
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 269, Combination in C. (Myrmothrix))
  • Mayr, G. 1865. Formicidae. In: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte "Novara" um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologischer Theil. Bd. II. Abt. 1. Wien: K. Gerold's Sohn, 119 pp. (page 31, pl. 1, fig. 1 worker described)

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