Camponotus olivieri sorptus

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Camponotus olivieri sorptus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Species: C. olivieri
Subspecies: C. olivieri sorptus
Trinomial name
Camponotus olivieri sorptus
Santschi, 1915

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

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Nomenclature

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

  • sorptus. Camponotus (Myrmotrema) olivieri var. sorpta Santschi, 1915c: 270 (s.w.q.m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [First available use of Camponotus foraminosus subsp. delagoensis var. sorpta Forel, 1909b: 62; unavailable name.]

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 124, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1909b. Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 53: 51-73 (page 62, first available use of Camponotus foraminosus subsp. delagoensis var. sorpta Forel, 1909; unavailable name.)
  • Santschi, F. 1915c. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 84: 244-282 (page 270, soldier, worker, queen, male described)