Camponotus niveosetosus

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Camponotus niveosetosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species group: niveosetosus
Species: C. niveosetosus
Binomial name
Camponotus niveosetosus
Mayr, 1862

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Subspecies

Identification

A member of the Camponotus niveosetosus species group.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • niveosetosus. Camponotus niveosetosus Mayr, 1862: 665 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Mayr, 1866b: 885 (q.); Forel, 1891b: 41 (s.); Arnold, 1922: 659 (m.). Combination in C. (Myrmoturba): Forel, 1914a: 267; in C. (Myrmepomis): Emery, 1920b: 259; in C. (Myrmopiromis): Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 986. Current subspecies: nominal plus irredux.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 659, male described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 114, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1920b. Le genre Camponotus Mayr. Nouvel essai de la subdivision en sous-genres. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 8: 229-260 (page 259, combination in C. (Myrmepomis))
  • Forel, A. 1891c. Les Formicides. [part]. In: Grandidier, A. Histoire physique, naturelle, et politique de Madagascar. Volume XX. Histoire naturelle des Hyménoptères. Deuxième partie (28e fascicule). Paris: Hachette et Cie, v + 237 pp. (page 41, soldier described)
  • Forel, A. 1914a. Le genre Camponotus Mayr et les genres voisins. Rev. Suisse Zool. 22: 257-276 (page 267, combination in C. (Myrmoturba))
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 665, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1866b. Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 16: 885-908 (page 885, queen described)
  • Rakotonirina, J.C., Csosz, S., Fisher, B.L. 2017. Taxonomic revision of the Malagasy Camponotus grandidieri and niveosetosus species groups (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) using qualitative and quantitative morphology. Zootaxa 4238: 203–245 (doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4238.2.2).
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922k. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. IX. A synonymic list of the ants of the Malagasy region. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 4 45: 1005-1055 (page 986, combination in C. (Myrmopiromis))